Data Editor

Lessiter Media, Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date PostedMarch 12, 2018
IndustriesMagazines / Publishing, Trade Publications
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$40,000 to $45,000

Job Overview

This position’s primary responsibilities are research, analysis, writing and production for Lessiter Media’s agricultural market trends title, Ag Equipment Intelligence (AEI).

The data editor will collaborate with managing editors on high-level, in-depth creation of benchmarking reports, statistical evaluation and trending ag equipment news, along with additional editorial projects. Position requires regular writing assignments, research and numerical analysis of industry data, production support for AEI print, webcast and podcast properties and copyediting and proofing of various written materials. Position also includes occasional business-related assignments for the company’s other titles related to production agriculture.

Job Responsibilities

Initiate, plan, develop and manage the execution of top quality editorial content that supports Ag Equipment Intelligence’s objectives and goals. Thought leader who seeks out market trends and information with an analytical eye. Must have an appreciation for agribusiness and be able to get inside the numbers to tell a story on how it will benefit the readership, not just a report on facts.

This position requires a flexible, adaptable attitude, with the ability to learn, take direction, understand and objectively simplify technical, business and specific farming information for niche audiences.


College degree in journalism, business/economics or related field. Strong understanding of business media and analytical, data-driven writing developed through at least 3 years experience. Professional business communicator. Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Strong communication and interpersonal skills required, both written and oral. Fast learner, meticulous, independent and self-directed. Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task and make sound decisions under pressure. Some travel required.

Company Description

Lessiter Media is a family-owned and operated niche media company founded in 1981. Publisher of Farm Equipment, Ag Equipment Intelligence, Precision Farming Dealer, Rural Lifestyle Dealer, No-Till Farmer, Conservation Tillage Guide, Strip-Till Farmer and Farm Catalog in the agricultural market and host of 5 national events.

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

Please email cover letter, resume, writing samples & salary requirements to No phone calls please. In the subject line of your e-mail, be sure to include “Data Editor-Ag”.

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