Product Marketing and Strategy Co-op at Indigo

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Product Marketing and Strategy Co-op

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.

This co-op will have be motivated to understand the inner workings of our organization by providing support on the Indigo's Five Year Plan and other top company priorities, such as the international expansion of Marketplace, the launch of Carbon Marketplace, joint efforts with our Commercial team on our crop offerings, and the development of our Cotton and Water business. While on the Strategy team, this Co-op will engage cross-functionally to provide strategic, holistic thinking on company-wide projects and launches.



  • Researches key items related to a business plan and summarizes key takeaways in a format team members can use in analysis
  • Lead and gather key research for business plans (i.e., addressable market size)
  • Accomplish an operational task within a business plan
  • Gather required inputs with for the Five Year Plan, including acres planted/harvested, total production, APH and baseline crop P&Ls
  • Gather data from USDA (NASS, etc - similar international sites)
  • Pull research in a summarized manner for key strategic decisions (i.e., gathering backup and details for International Expansion of Marketplace)
  • Understand and embody our purpose & core values
    • Excited by Indigo’s mission; believes that Indigo can fundamentally change the agriculture industry; can clearly articulate passion for our mission and values
    • Optimistic and innovative; solution-oriented; shows no signs of cynicism
    • Will be widely viewed as someone who personifies our core values, is committed to them, and leans on them when making decisions. Specifically:
      • Demonstrates a track record of high integrity - doing the right thing, owning mistakes, conducting oneself honestly
      • Values, communicates and interacts with others with high levels of transparency and respect
      • Collaborates well across functions; creates an inspiring and collegial work environment


  • Excellent analytical potential
  • Baseline Excel knowledge/experience
  • Baseline PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to draft first versions of summarized research and data gathering to support strategic initiatives with high quality
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to requirements to complete projects
  • Able to effectively manage ambiguity
  • Strong interest in Indigo's mission, including the overall desire to help the company achieve goals
  • Highly organized and ability to multitask

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases


On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.


Principal Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture


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What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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