Assistant Editor

Location: Brookfield, WI
Type: Full Time
Industry: Publishing
Area: Editorial

Job Overview & Responsibilities

Multimedia content creator needed for award-winning publisher Lessiter Media (Brookfield, Wis.). You’ll play a key role in planning, creating and securing subscribers’ “must-have” content in all forms (print, video, webinars, podcasts and in-person national conferences we host) as you cover the diverse needs of our business audiences.

Candidates should bring a proven service journalism background (which matches our formula of “need-to-know” information that can be immediately put into action), possess an aptitude to simplify technical and business information for niche audiences, and find energy and meaning in sharing how the most progressive operations are achieving success. Qualified candidates will have 1-3 years of experience in professional publishing.

In addition to stellar interviewing, writing and editing, you’ll need to be organized, deadline-oriented, and clearly communicate to help our in-house graphics, video and audio experts bring your actionable content to life.

Periodic travel is required.

Company Description

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 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 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 offices are close to some of Brookfield’s finest shopping and best restaurants. Enjoy an early morning or noontime walk along a scenic walking trail.

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