Commercial People Coordinator

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.

The Commercial People Coordinator is a temporary role on the People team that will have an emphasis on assisting with administrative onboarding and/or recruiting duties. This person should have a strong desire to provide outstanding service to candidates and new employees and have a strong eye for detail and organization.

This role is a Temporary role based in Memphis, TN


Onboarding Outcomes:

* Enters new hires into electronic onboarding system

* Sends welcome email to new hire to begin the onboarding experience and provides new hires with important details leading up to his/her first day

* Submits requests to Technology department for all equipment and system access for new hires

* Schedules drug screens for appropriate new hires and follows up to ensure successful completion prior to first day

* Submits request for rental or company vehicles to designated vendor and submits quotes to Finance department for approval, when necessary

* New hire's workstation is cleaned and set up prior to their first day

* New hire packets are prepared and mailed out to ensure new hires have them on hand by their first day

* Schedules one on one meetings between new hires and key stakeholders in preparation for his/her first day

* Assist in new hire process by creating personnel file, ensuring all new hire paperwork is completed and incorporated into personnel file

Recruiting Outcomes:

* Prepare documents for interviews including batch interview days – printing resumes, schedules, agendas, job descriptions, etc.

* Prepare interview schedules for candidates and interviewers, including batch interview days

* Prepare documents for pre-meetings and debriefs

* Liaison for confirming venue/food/etc for batch interview days

* Enter candidates into software system for reference checks

* Assist with scheduling phone screens

* Assist with logistics on day of interviews

Attributes and Competencies:

* Strong people skills with service mindset

* Highly 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

* Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written

* Works quickly and thrives in a fast-paced environment

* Positive attitude, approaches situations with optimism and enthusiasm

* Poised, presents well, comfortable interacting with people at all levels and in all types of roles

* Proactive, not afraid to follow up with people multiple times, or overcommunicate

* Collaborative; excellent team player. Not prone to working in a silo

* Competent multi-tasker, with the ability to act quickly and make decisions in a changing environment

* Adept at building relationships and working with cross-functional teams

* Ability to operate well in ambiguous situations

* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

* Smart, can pick things up quickly


* Minimum 1 year experience working in HR or similar field, preferred

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferred

* Memphis-based

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