Associate Editor

Lessiter Media

About Us:

Lessiter Media is an established and growing 36-year-old niche media company serving the equine and agricultural industries with our digital, print and event platforms. We are viewed by the industries we serve as trusted market leaders and are a multi-award winner for outstanding journalism for American Farriers Journal in the equine market, Farm Equipment, Ag Equipment Intelligence, Rural Lifestyle Dealer, No-Till Farmer, Conservation Tillage Guide, Dryland No-Tiller, Strip-Till Farmer, Precision Farming Dealer and Farm Catalog in the agricultural market. In addition, we host these industry-leading in-person events: International Hoof-Care Summit, National No-Tillage Conference, National Strip-Till Conference, Precision Farming Dealer Summit and Dealership Minds Summit.

Our culture, rooted in family ownership and entrepreneurship, fosters and rewards performance. We encourage all team members to take ownership of his or her position and take responsibility to lead and innovate. We consider our employees to be our most valuable asset and provide training and support for career growth and success.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, and an amazingly rewarding culture and environment. Our modern office design features an innovative and collaborative bright open floorplan with a fantastic employee lounge and great coffee. Close to some of Brookfield’s finest shopping and best restaurants. Enjoy an early morning or noontime walk along a scenic walking trail.

Position Details

Associate Editor
Southeast Wisconsin
Brookfield, WI

This position has multi-title responsibilities to include developing, writing and production of print and online content for Lessiter Media’s business-to-business publications in the ag industry. The Associate Editor will collaborate with managing editors on short- and long-form features for both online and print, along with additional editorial projects. Position requires regular writing assignments, copyediting and proofing of various written materials for ag publications. Position also requires posting content online, social media engagement relevant to ag titles, video production and willingness to travel.

Job Responsibilities:

Assist with planning, developing and creating in-depth editorial content that supports each of the company’s ag publication’s objectives and goals. Curious and inquisitive writer who constantly seeks out industry trends and information. Must have an appreciation for agriculture and be able to gather and analyze all available information and the ability to tell a story on how it will benefit the readership, not just report on facts. This position requires a flexible, adaptable attitude, with the ability to learn, understand and simplify technical, business and specific farming information for niche audiences.


College degree in journalism or related field. Understanding of professional publishing business, developed through at least 1-3 years of experience in the industry. Agricultural background a plus. Stellar grammar and spelling skills. Strong writer. Experienced with social networking and digital media. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to consistently meet deadlines. Strong communication and interpersonal skills required, both written and oral. Fast learner, extremely meticulous, independent and self-directed. Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task and make sound decisions under pressure. Some travel required covering various agricultural shows and industry meetings.

Competitive compensation package, salary. Opportunity for advancement. Benefits include paid time off, health and dental insurance, 401(k) match and profit sharing program. No third party applications.

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