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Sr. Manager, Strategy and Business Development

Indigo, Boston, MA

Harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet


Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.  www.indigoag.com

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead business plan creation for new parts of Indigo's business and play a key role in our long-term business planning including content and financial workstreams
  • Own and design entire projects including setting key milestones, managing cross functional meetings, and holding others accountable
  • Launch new business units, including early operations work while working cross functionally
  • Lead new and manage existing partnerships including partner selection and contract terms
  • Support key components of Indigo’s equity and debt financings and M&A activity

 

Competencies:

  • Excellent analytical capabilities and strong financial modeling skills/experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong story building and PowerPoint skills
  • Able to draft meeting ready versions of presentations to support strategic initiatives
  • Self-starter and ability to work with little guidance, takes ownership of work
  • 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 develop skill sets
  • Willing to travel and work long hours
  • Able to manage ambiguity and work on multiple workstreams simultaneously
  • Highly organized and able to multitask

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of work experience
  • Banking, private equity, consulting and/or strategy/business development experience
  • Agriculture experience not necessary
  • Experience managing others, able to do so in a respectful and productive manner that helps develop others
  • Ability to work cross functionally in a positive and team-oriented way whether as a project lead or as a contributor

About Indigo

About us Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, grow healthy food for all, and conserve resources for future generations. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN.

Want to learn more about Indigo? Visit Indigo's website.