Grain Marketer

| Greater Boston Area

Grain Marketer

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

The Grain Marketer will play a key role in helping Indigo to meet revenue and gross profit targets as they relate to grain purchases and sales. This is an exciting opportunity that will work cross-functionally with both internal and external stakeholders, provide strategic direction, and help to ensure a positive experience for Indigo growers and customers. 

Responsibilities:

  • Own and direct selling Indigo’s grain inventories to achieve established revenue targets
  • Set and execute processes for pricing Indigo Certified Crops to achieve gross profit targets
  • Partner with Indigo’s Buyer team to effectively map grain supply with demand
  • Work with grower facing commercial teams to understand future supply
  • Learn all aspects of current offers and strategic initiatives
  • Ensure alignment with Grower Customer Service metrics around customer satisfaction
  • Partner with Data Science teams to develop and improve the tools and reporting needed to effectively manage your region
  • Work with Commodity Market Price Economics team to stay in tune with market developments and make informed recommendations for grain sale pricing and timing
  • Understand and embody Indigo’s mission and core values

Competencies:

  • Respect for process
  • Collaborative and able to build relationships cross-functionally
  • Able to identify, understand, and act on market opportunities
  • Strategic thinker
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and able to make quick, accurate decisions
  • Strong communicator
  • Comfortable with math
  • Ability to prioritize issues based on urgency and financial impact
  • Data driven; propensity to use data to inform decisions
  • Highly analytical
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Understands hedging and merchandising terminology
  • Ready and willing to educate others while working
  • Hungry to learn

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years professional experience
  • MBA or MBA type
  • Interest in Agriculture
  • Trading or Merchandising experience a plus
  • Quantitative background
  • Physical grain experience a plus
  • Travel required as needed
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • RLanguages
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    • GraphQLLanguages
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    • ReduxLibraries
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Location

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.

Jyoti

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

Hilary

Software Product Manager

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
401(K)
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
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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