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Recruiter

| Greater Boston Area

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 Recruiter will play a key role on the People team at Indigo. Based in Boston, MA, this role will be responsible for recruiting roles based in Boston and other locations. The Boston office will be growing significantly in coming years, and this person will also have an opportunity to be part of one of the fastest growing startups in Boston.

Responsibilities

Successfully build the top of the funnel for open roles

  • Define and execute immediate strategies for sourcing strong candidates
  • Utilize strong and diverse network to find top talent from a wide range of sources
  • Screen and qualify candidates against clearly defined scorecard, presenting strong candidates to hiring managers
  • Nurture talented candidates regardless of whether the timing is right for a candidate to make a move

Manage excellent recruiting process, partnering with hiring managers and key stakeholders to gather detailed feedback to assess candidate fit for the role 

  • Understand Indigo’s overall recruiting process and learn to facilitate meetings as needed
  • Train hiring managers on Indigo recruiting method
  • Facilitate scorecard meetings to define role, demonstrating ability to lead room and guide discussion
  • Conduct thorough interviews and reference checks
  • Working closely with hiring managers and People Operations, ensure efficient process for offer letters and negotiations
  • Partner with hiring managers and key stakeholders to move candidates through the Indigo recruiting process efficiently without compromising top talent
  • Demonstrate proficient use of technology to get the most out of Indigo systems; Greenhouse ATS experience a plus
  • Partner with Finance to track hiring against budget

Ensure outstanding experience for candidates

  • Build immediate connection to candidates
  • Communicate frequently with candidates to ensure they understand where they are in the process
  • Collaborate with recruiting coordinators and interviewing team to create an excellent and personalized interview day experience for candidates 

Be a strategic partner to hiring managers

  • Build trust with hiring managers and demonstrate responsiveness, bias for action, and a clear understanding of recruiting needs
  • Have clear understanding of how recruiting needs fit into broader departmental or organizational needs and be a thought partner to hiring managers on recruiting strategy for open roles
  • Establish regular cadence for checking in with hiring managers
  • Create tools or systems for communicating status updates on a regular schedule so that hiring managers always understand the status of open roles
  • Partner with People Analytics team to understand key recruiting metrics and communicate with hiring managers, demonstrating ownership for filling metrics

Communicate Indigo’s story in a clear and compelling way that excites candidates

  • Learn the Indigo story, key elements of the talent brand proposition, and demonstrate strong ability to communicate the story and reasons to work at Indigo
  • Ensure any external recruiter partners know the Indigo story and are seen as an extension of the Indigo Recruiting team
  • Build Indigo talent brand for respective market; show demonstrated improvement in caliber of candidates applying to and hired by Indigo for specific market
  • Demonstrate strong character and dedication to Indigo’s mission and core values; “walk the walk”

Understand and embody our purpose & core values

  • Excited by Indigo’s mission; believes that Indigo can fundamentally change the agriculture industry; can clearly articulate passion for our mission and values
  • Optimistic and innovative; solution-oriented; shows no signs of cynicism
  • Will be widely viewed as someone who personifies our core values, is committed to them, and leans on them when making decisions. Specifically: Demonstrates a track record of high integrity - doing the right thing, owning mistakes, conducting oneself honestly; Values, communicates and interacts with others with high levels of transparency and respect
  • Collaborates well across functions; creates an inspiring and collegial work environment

 Competencies:

  • Passion for people; genuinely interested and curious about what motivates and excites people
  • Trustworthy, loyal, able to build connections and trust quickly
  • Empathetic, easily relates to others
  • Comfortable interacting with people at all levels and in all types of roles
  • Strong follow up skills, highly engaged with candidates
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Proactive, not afraid to follow up with people multiple times or over communicate
  • Works quickly and thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; able to take initiative when path is not clear
  • Positive attitude and high energy; approaches situations with optimism and enthusiasm
  • Data-driven; motivated by metrics
  • Extremely organized with a natural affinity towards process and getting things done
  • Good with details; doesn’t let things fall through the cracks; remembers to follow up
  • Collaborative; excellent team player

 Qualifications:

  • 5+ (minimum) in a full cycle recruiting role at a fast-paced growth company, in the Boston market
  • Strong network and understanding of the professional community in the Boston area
  • Strong familiarity with Boston community and opportunities
  • Experience collaborating with local universities a plus
  • Proven track record with sourcing candidates from a variety of talent pools
  • Demonstrated passion for building talent brand in a growing organization
  • Bachelor’s degree with demonstrated record of achievement preferred



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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

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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