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We’re an international AgTech startup pioneering an ambitious mission in a high-growth industry where agriculture meets technology to solve our toughest climate and economic challenges. Through the use of data-driven insights, natural microbiology, and innovative digital technologies, Indigo is partnering across the supply chain, ultimately cultivating a scalable climate solution and enhanced partner ecosystem that beneficially serves farmers, consumers, and the planet alike.

Our mission is unique, and therefore our teams are too: from multigenerational farming experts who understand the land as though it were an extension of themselves, to cutting-edge technologists and scientists on the frontier of innovation, our teams are a reflection of the range of the stakeholders we serve: the Earth, the Farmer, and the Consumer.

The Technical Service Manager (TSM) role will function as the Carbon & Biologicals expert for our internal teams, channel partners, and growers. Key responsibilities include executing partner training & enablement, conducting “train the trainer” solutions, assisting on local field experiments and trials, while also functioning as the technical expert on high-value sales, account management, and practice change conversations. The ideal candidate will love technology and agriculture, while also embodying a problem-solving mindset for internal and external partners and customers.

The TSM/Agronomist will cover a territory that includes KY, OH, PA, NY. 

Responsibilities 

  • Identify gaps where Indigo can bring value to retail partners:
    • Partner with sales and account management to support partners and high-value growers throughout the various Indigo Carbon and Biotrinsic customer journey
    • Establish Indigo Offerings with partners through strategic training and ongoing education and support
    • Position Indigo as a responsive, pro-active, customer-centric organization
  • Provide strategic solutions and support to Indigo account managers seeking to grow Indigo’s Share of wallet with partners and customers
  • Serve as an agronomic expert in pre-sales conversations with partners
  • Lead initiatives that build awareness and understanding for the adoption of Indigo Carbon, in coordination with KAMs and Carbon Supplier partnership team:
    • Provide local resources and support for growers (i.e. NRCS, USDA)
  • Serve as a regional resource and expert for Indigo’s offerings and regenerative innovation on Indigo commercial acres. Provide guidance and recommendations to retail partners on practice changes/additionality.
  • Provide directional vision and agronomic insights on agronomist and grower facing beneficial-ag tools.

Competencies

  • Has the ability to work cross-functionally with other internal business units to create solutions for issues and promote growth initiatives; can advocate for their partner effectively and respectfully within Indigo 
  • Strong and succinct communicator: Comfortable speaking at large industry events, with senior leadership and customers/partners 
  • Ability to train internal/external teams on the Carbon program, regenerative practices and how this can lead to earning Carbon Credits 
  • Understands and embody the 5 principles of regenerative ag practices; considered a subject matter expert on regenerative practices
  • Comfortable with new technology, especially ag software. Can pick up new tech quickly and serve as a subject matter expert on Indigo’s Carbon and Biotrinsic software and technical tools. 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment 
  • Works well in ambiguity
  • Curious and perceptive: Enjoys coaching and teaching  
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to set expectations and deliver on them 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, with an Agricultural focus 
  • Additional education, training, certifications in Regenerative/Sustainability ag practices preferred
  • 5+ years of implementing regenerative ag practices 
  • Proven record of successfully converting growers to regenerative ag practices 
  • Existing partnerships/relationships with retail partners
  • Have a working knowledge of biological products
  • Ability to travel regionally 

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.

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