Learning Manager

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 role of Onboarding Manager will strategically design an onboarding program and establish relevant metrics for iteration and evaluation. They will deliver the program to new hires while passionately and effectively conveying Indigo’s mission. The desired result is a streamlined onboarding process that creates an exceptional new hire experience and generates genuine excitement about the Company. This role will be based in Boston, MA.


Outcomes & Responsibilities:

  • Develop a world-class onboarding strategy for use across all Indigo locations
  • Analyze current processes using established metrics, and suggest areas for efficiency improvement and automation
  • Collaborate with management and department heads at Indigo to design an onboarding program that benefits all stakeholders throughout the organization
  • Instill a sense of excitement, comradery, and Indigo pride in all new hires
  • Ensure that all new hires understand and embody our purpose and core values



  • High-energy, passionate and genuinely excited about Indigo’s mission
  • Willing and able to be the “face” of Indigo- warm, friendly, and polished
  • Data lover
  • Continuously pushes the status quo
  • Highly creative and cutting edge
  • Extremely organized, happy to follow up and be persistent
  • Process-oriented
  • Pushes through to completion before deadlines without exception
  • Able to learn complex content and teach in a simple way
  • Works and collaborates well cross-functionally
  • Intuition for in-person and virtual experiences
  • Able to incorporate feedback from new hires/trainees to build program going forward and iterate on the process
  • Ability to lead and manage a diverse range of personalities and skills



  • Passion and empathy for new hires
  • Experience leading projects and managing a process end to end
  • 5+ years of work experience
  • Demonstrated experience creating metrics and designing processes
  • MBA is a plus
  • Based in Boston
  • Experience effectively teaching content to a variety of experience levels is a plus

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