Manager, Innovation

Indigo Ag

About the organization

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 São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/

Duties

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 Indigo’s 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

Qualifications

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 Indigo’s 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

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Cover letter and resume.

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