Indigo is a mission-driven agriculture company dedicated to helping farmers feed the planet in a healthier way.  We have had phenomenal growth over the past year, doubling in size in 2017 and set to double our size again in 2018.  Obviously for a company like us, recruiting the very best people to help us achieve our goals becomes one of our most important priorities.

We are building our Recruiting team and looking for an outstanding Recruiter to help us get there.  The Recruiter will focus on helping a subset of our departments find the best people, thinking strategically about where to find talent, and running an efficient recruiting process that we have developed in a deliberate way.

The Recruiter will be a key member of our Indigo People team, a modern, strategic group focused on finding A players, and ensuring that Indigo is one of the best places to work through fantastic opportunities to grow and develop, and prioritizing a mission-driven, healthy and motivating culture. 

Key responsibilities for this role include:

Successfully lead recruiting efforts for open positions

  • Thought partner with hiring managers on building teams and meeting hiring needs
  • Define strategies for sourcing, and then source candidates through network, posting on websites, managing LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and other sites. Screen candidates so hiring managers see a strong subset of candidates
  • Understand Indigo’s overall recruiting process and facilitate various meetings as needed including helping to define the hiring scorecard, leading scorecard meetings, and helping facilitate pre-meetings and debrief sessions
  • Confidently conduct screening interviews, in-person interviews, and reference calls
  • Manage technology used to complement hiring process including digital interviews, relocation software, and assessment tools
  • Give guidance on offer letters and compensation

Establish a strong presence for Indigo at selected top-tier undergraduate and graduate Tech programs 

  • Build excellent partnerships with career departments on campus 
  • Build excellent relationships with tech clubs on campus
  • Understands timelines so that Indigo effectively recruits at key points in the campus lifecycle
  • Represents Indigo on campus as one of the most desirable places to work

Build talent brand for Indigo

  • Working with the Head of People, create strategy for building talent brand
  • Identify key conferences, events and meetups where Indigo should have a strong presence to build the brand, and ensure strong Indigo representation at these events
  • Work closely with Head of People to create strong content for Indigo brand, with an emphasis on tech space
  • Manage talent social media Ensure an exceptional recruiting experience for candidates and for Indigo employees
  • Run smooth processes internally, with strong attention to detail
  • Contribute to new ideas for improving the recruiting process
  • Manage additional recruiting projects as needed

Key competencies for this role include:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; high energy, positive, optimistic
  • Represents Indigo well to recruiting candidates
  • Viewed as a trusted member of the Indigo team on People matters.  Good instincts and insights on people
  • Highly organized with a strong orientation to detail
  • Manages process well, and can influence others in a thoughtful way to adhere with processes 
  • Responsive, gets back to candidates and hiring managers quickly
  • Smart, thinks creatively, has innovative ideas
  • Strong work ethic
  • Understands the technology space, familiar with Boston tech landscape and companies and where to find talent
  • Passionate about food, agriculture, and/or health and wellness
  • Willing to roll up sleeves and participate in many different projects

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years (minimum) in a full cycle recruiting in a fast-paced growth company, in the Boston market
  • Startup experience strongly preferred
  • Tech recruiting is a plus 
  • Proven track record with tech recruiting success, including sourcing candidates from a variety of talent pools
  • Demonstrated passion and enthusiasm for building tech talent in an organization
  • Bachelor’s degree with demonstrated record of strong academic achievement
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