Lead Content Editor - Ag Technology

Lessiter Media

Lessiter Media is an established and growing 40-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 forAmerican Farriers Journalin 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 DealerandFarm Innovations 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, along with several virtual events.

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

Lead Content Editor - Ag Technology
Southeast Wisconsin
Brookfield, WI

Multimedia content creator needed for award-winning agricultural publisher Lessiter Media (Brookfield, Wis.). Position serves as the primary decision-maker in planning, creating and securing the “must-have” content in all forms (for print, video, webinars, podcasts and for the national conferences we host) in covering the exciting developments in conservation farming practices and GPS-technologies.

Candidates should have a proven service journalism background (which matches our formula of “need-to-know” information that can be immediately put into action), possess an aptitude for understanding technology and find energy and meaning in sharing how the most progressive operations are applying these technologies in the field. Position requires limited domestic travel (to farms, conferences and shows), with biennial travel to major agricultural shows in Europe.

Must be skilled in interviewing and writing, comfortable with the camera and bring a natural curiosity and eagerness to help our focused audiences identify the right solutions to improve their own operations. Needs to be organized, deadline-oriented, and a clear communicator to help our in-house graphics, video and audio experts bring your actionable content takeaway to life. Understanding of modern agriculture is a plus, but you will also have a wealth of industry resources and reporting/editing experience at your disposal, including our subscribers who will gladly help motivated individuals succeed in their career.

The position offers a competitive salary, bonus opportunities, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, life and disability insurance. We offer a competitive vacation policy as well as paid holidays and sick pay. Lessiter Media encourages and supports our associates' endeavors toward professional development.

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