Sustainability Field Specialist- Intern Position

Position Summary:
The Sustainability Field Specialist Intern is responsible for engaging with growers who are looking to participate in sustainability campaigns within the agricultural supply chain, as well as take their farming operation to the next level with technology-enabled farm management solutions. The ideal candidate will be able to cultivate valued partnerships with progressive growers, demonstrate a strong agronomic knowledge, and develop a solid understanding of Agrible’s technology.   

About Agrible:
We are an agricultural technology company with ag experts, world-class scientists, and growers all on staff. We’re headquartered in Champaign, Illinois, where it’s only a few steps from the farm gate to our office doors. Agrible’s mission is to provide agronomic information using science and technology to transform results into globally useful knowledge. We give all agricultural communities the insights, services, and connections to make their decisions easy and sustainable and their operations seamless. Connecting parts of this larger agricultural community to each other through our platform is important to us and is something we do. Join us in our evolution of agriculture.™

Primary duties:

  • Serve as Agrible field-team member within assigned geography and projects
  • Recruitment of growers into Agrible Sustainability Campaigns
  •  Provide technology training and technical support to enrolled growers  
  • Assist with sustainability campaign kickoff and grower workshop meetings
  • Assist in grower data collection and quality assurance as needed
  • Understand local farm production practices and manage grower engagement
  • Work in collaboration with Agrible teams to achieve sustainability targets  
  • Engage in new growth opportunities and keep existing customers/partners

 

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • Self starter and genuinely enjoys working with farmers and is able to build trusted relationships with their customers
  • Is passionate about technology-enabled farm management solutions
  • Works effectively independently and within a team setting
  • Exhibits patience and diplomacy and enjoys helping, teaching, and leading others
  • Understands the complexities of farming and can identify a grower’s challenges and opportunities
  • Has exceptional time and priority-management skills and is able to work in a self-managed way

 

Qualifications:

  • Working towards degree in agricultural-related field
  • Farm background and working knowledge of the farm
  • Aptitude for information technology (both hardware and software)
  • Agronomic knowledge of the crops grown within assigned geography

 

Additional Information

  • Travel Requirements ~25% and will be within a 60 mile radius of Frankfort, IN
  • All applicants must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

To apply, drop us an email at careers@agrible.com with your resume and cover letter.

EOE/AA   Agrible, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer    M/F/D/V                             

Agrible is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@agrible.com