Job Overview

This position involves developing, writing and producing print and online content for Lessiter Media’s award-winning business-to-business titles serving the farm equipment dealers and manufacturers.

The Content Editor collaborates with managing editors on short- and long-form feature articles for print, digital, podcasts and video, along with additional special content projects. You’ll dig into the news and trends impacting the equipment business as well as report on best practices that help our subscribers move their agri-businesses forward. You’ll also contribute to on-camera reporting for the award-winning On The Record broadcast. This position includes regular writing assignments, copyediting and proofing of print and online content and occasional travel throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our staff also regularly attends biannual trade shows in Europe as well.

In this 40-person company, you’ll also be exposed to, and asked to contribute toward, the strategies of a successful publishing venture, including marketing, research, audience and sales.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Eager to assist in planning, developing and creating in-depth editorial content that supports each of the ag publications' unique objectives and goals. 

  • A curious and inquisitive writer who makes it “their business” to seeks out important industry trends, data and information and how to turn it into actionable, usable content. 

  • Possesses a natural appreciation for the importance of agriculture and the key stakeholders in supporting a thriving ag economy. 

  • Able to tell a story on how things will specifically impact the niche audience we serve, not merely report on news releases. 

  • Possesses a flexible, adaptable attitude, with the ability to learn, understand and simplify technical, business and specific information for niche audiences.

  • Has a “growth mindset” and is eager to help your teammates succeed and vice-versa.

  • Welcomes an opportunity to learn from one of the nation’s leading niche publishers, and personally believe in one’s own continuous improvement. 


  • Degree in journalism

  • Understands professional B2B publishing business, developed through at least 1-3 years of experience in the industry. 

  • Understanding of basic principles of business, marketing and operations.

  • Agricultural background is a plus, but not required. 

  • Stellar grammar and spelling skills. 

  • Strong, “to the point” writer. 

  • Experienced with digital media and social media.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment to consistently meet deadlines. 

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required, both written and oral. 

  • Fast learner, extremely meticulous, independent and self-directed. 

  • Detail-oriented and able to multi-task and make sound decisions under pressure. 

  • Some travel required covering various agricultural shows and industry meetings.

Company Description

Lessiter Media is an established and growing 43-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 routinely earn national recognition 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. Employees are our  most valuable asset and we provide training and support for career growth and success. A professional development budget and plan is prepared for all employees. Success is rewarded via our A.S.P.I.R.E. quarterly business updates and financial rewards through 2 bonus payouts per year based on both profit center and companywide successes.

We offer 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 waterfront walking trail adjacent to our office.

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.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, writing samples and salary requirements using the form below or by emailing, or fill out the form below. In the subject line, be sure to include "Content Editor-Ag.