Content Editor/Page Designer

Agriconnect is the largest multi-platform agricultural information business in the UK. Our brands reach deeply into all the major agricultural sectors – arable, dairy, livestock, agricultural machinery, finance and equipment. We take a farmer-centric approach to media. Our job is to help farmers run their farms more efficiently and make better purchasing decisions. There are many ways in which we can do this – magazines, websites, webinars, podcasts, conferences, events, and marketplaces. 

We have a rare opportunity for a talented content editor/page designer to join our busy Creative Services team, reporting to the Head of Creative Services, in our Preston office. You will work on our portfolio of titles, including Farmers Guardian, Arable Farming and Dairy Farmer. You will be sub-editing copy, writing headlines and coming up with ideas for news and features layouts. You will have excellent English skills and will be able to spot inaccuracies in copy even when up against tight deadlines. Experience of using InDesign and Photoshop is essential.

  • Sub-editing and proofing content for our portfolio of magazines and other products and platforms as required. 
  • Designing creative magazine pages efficiently while working closely with the rest of the Creative Services team.
  • Takes responsibility for writing headlines, captions, etc, and, where required, cuts content to fit without changing its meaning. 
  • Ensures all content is legally correct, highlighting potential issues to the appropriate sector head and Head of Creative Services. 
  • Ensures all content will drive maximum reader/user engagement through making it look attractive and easy to read/use. 
  • Produces infographics and other creative illustrations as and when required. 
  • Other occasional responsibilities include working on special supplements, events and marketing materials.


  • A meticulous eye for detail to check and edit content according to house style. 
  • A high degree of understanding with regard to grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • A creative eye for designing innovative pages and refining content in InDesign and writing imaginative headlines and captions across news and features pages.
  • Ability to manage your time effectively to ensure deadlines are met. 
  • Calm and efficient under pressure, with great communication skills.       
  • An understanding of agriculture is preferred but not essential. 

We offer an excellent package including 25 days holiday increasing to 27 after two years, an extra day off on your birthday, free life assurance, free parking, flexible working, contributory pension scheme and a 35-hour working week. Closing date is 25th February.

We believe that creating a culture of diversity will help to maximise everybody’s potential and achieve superior business results. We aim to harness differences to create a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are being fully utilised and in which organisational goals are met. 



If you are interested in this role, please click the apply button and send your CV and a brief cover note to our Head of Creative Services, Gillian Green; [email protected]