Indigo: Manager, Innovation
500 Rutherford Ave, Suite 201
Boston, MA 02129

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Manager, Innovation

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and So Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Chief Innovation Officer and Key Indigo Leaders to drive key priorities of Indigo
    • Help build operational and execution-oriented plans (largely in PowerPoint and Excel) to execute on key priorities (current and not limited to) building and achieving
  • Contribute to writing new business plans, functions and initiatives
    • Work with the Chief Innovation Officer, in developing new business plans, spanning novel technologies, data-driven farming tools, and ways to drive novel farming systems into widespread use
    • Work across the organization and key executives in starting up new business lines within Indigo with organizational alignment
  • Partner with Chief Innovation Officer to structure nascent functions key to Indigos long-term success
    • Facilitate project management to deliver on organizational goals and objectives
  • Ensure best-in-class, flawless execution of Board Meetings, Executive Off-sites and Executive Staff Meetings, and tracking of key leadership goals when needed

Competencies:

  • Excellent analytical capabilities, top tier financial modeling skills/experience, and insight development (data to insights)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to a wide range of audiences
  • Strong PowerPoint and story building skills
  • Able to draft first versions of presentations to support strategic initiatives with high quality
  • Self-starter and ability to work with little guidance, strong IQ/EQ
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to requirements to complete projects
  • Strong interest in Indigos mission and helping company to execute to achieve goals
  • Strong desire to learn and to develop skill sets
  • Able to manage ambiguity
  • Takes ownership in work
  • High organized and able to multitask
  • Knowledge of options and trading is beneficial but not required
  • No ego

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of work experience
  • Banking, private equity, consulting and/or strategy/business development experience

Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow. As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.

Full-time

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