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Talent Ambassador - Excelsior, MN

Company Overview

Basin Commerce, Inc. has created the industry’s first and only online quoting, booking and logistics management platform for buyers of bulk freight logistics services (think sand, grains, fertilizers and scrap metal). Basin brings the century-old manual process of bidding and buying bulk freight into the 21st Century through its technology-driven booking engine, iBookFreight.®

iBookFreight delivers a smarter way for shippers to secure cost-effective, end-to-end solutions for their bulk freight transportation needs. Through its online “Expedia”-like experience, iBookFreight simplifies the bidding and buying process for shippers of bulk freight by leveraging relationships with providers on its Basin Provider Network.℠  

What We Need

We’re headquartered on the shores of historic Lake Minnetonka—just outside of Minneapolis in Excelsior, Minnesota and are looking for a Talent Ambassador to join our dynamic team and grow your career as our company scales to new heights.

If you’re ambitious and looking to own the talent recruitment cycle with a potential to expand your responsibilities to include general human resource activities, then read on!

In this role you’ll be:

  • Responsible for full-cycle recruiting from resume review to job offer

  • Evangelizing the company’s values and culture to the potential pool of talent in the Twin Cities

  • Partnering closely with hiring managers to understand specific hiring needs

  • Sourcing candidates using your network,  internal database, various Internet sites, schools, job fairs, outplacement firms and other methods as needed to proactively source qualified local candidates

  • Working with managers to write and post jobs, keep current on postings and close out jobs as they are filled

  • Reviewing resumes and evaluate applicants through the interview process to reveal job skills, work history, education, training and compensation needs

  • Interviewing candidates and presenting top talent to hiring managers

  • Scheduling interviews and negotiating pay rates for candidates selected by the client

  • Preparing new hire paperwork including new-hire checklist, employment agreements and confirmation letters

  • Attending conferences, career fairs, tech meetups and/or other events as needed

  • Providing support to internal employees by maintaining relationships

What makes you awesome?  

  • Experience sourcing, screening and interviewing for technology positions, preferably 4+ years

  • Affinity for sales and technology

  • Aptitude in IT/Engineering-language desirable

  • Familiarity with recruiting tools and techniques

  • A competitive streak and resourcefulness in nature

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Ability to work independently

  • Extremely responsible

  • Bachelor's degree desired

For the right candidate, subject to ability to execute and desire to grow beyond talent acquisition, we may consider a potential expansion of duties to include general human resource activities (payroll, benefits, comp, support and training).

The Amazing Opportunity

  • To play a significant role in a fun, challenging and non-traditional, post-startup business environment, where all team members have the ability to contribute positively to the growth and success of this dynamic industry disruptor

  • To be a change-maker—become a collaborative member of a customer-centric team that’s delivering technology-based solutions to a truly underserved industry—and literally change the way business has been done in the bulk freight logistics marketplace for the past half century!


Benefits for this full-time position include a competitive base salary, optional dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with automatic company offering, flexible time off and a fun and relaxed working environment.  

Basin Commerce is an equal-opportunity employer and we are actively seeking a diverse team. To learn more, contact us at today!

If you’re an entrepreneur-at-heart who wants to have an outsized impact, what are you waiting for? We’re waiting to hear from you!

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