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Recruiting Lead
St Louis Park, Minnesota  |  Hybrid
Direct Hire Position
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Applied on August 8, 2022
Job Id #52385 Posted April 8, 2022

Recruiting Lead

Job Description

We are seeking a driven and sales-minded individual with a competitive edge. This individual will play an integral role in developing Horizontal Talent’s pipeline of talent and will be responsible for delivering highly qualified candidates for multiple positions. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, highly organized and a proactive problem solver who is passionate about delivering a first-class recruitment experience for candidates and external clients.

What you will do:

  • Working alongside a team of recruiters, you will supporting their day-to-day activities to proactively drive the recruiting process by establishing effective sourcing and candidate screening strategies
  • Responsible for developing and executing strategies to identify, source and attract high-quality active and passive consulting professionals for external client positions
  • Will be supporting several open positions at one time
  • Present appropriate candidates, track/report candidate status via Bullhorn, coordinate interviews, update candidates on feedback, address issues, maintain database information, update applicable candidate records in Bullhorn, present offers ensuring all details are complete and conduct salary negotiations.
  • Serve as an escalation point to guide team members through any challenging recruiting and delivery scenarios
  • Collaborate with the recruiting manager to set req allocation, priority, and sourcing guidance
  • Promote and emulate Horizontal Talent’s principles to attract and retain the strongest possible talent and create a world-class recruiting experience

What you bring:

  • 4+ years of high performance in the IT or Creative staffing industries
  • Proven track record and performance recruiting and delivering exceptional talent for external client needs while maintaining a large number of requisitions at one time
  • Must be highly organized with exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience with Bullhorn, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel
  • Experience with sourcing tools and techniques such as online social networking, traditional networking, Boolean searches, and LinkedIn strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

About Horizontal

Horizontal Talent specializes in staffing for IT, digital marketing & creative and business and strategy skillsets. We connect forward thinking talent with companies that are shaping today’s world. Our definition of success means building lasting partnerships where we combine innovative solutions, exceptional talent, and best-in-class companies.

Horizontal is different from other staffing companies, and we live by our 5 pillars:


When we work together, the sum is always greater than the parts. Trust, dedication, and teamwork bring lasting, more meaningful partnerships.

Greater Good

We serve local communities through charitable actions, education, and training, environmental programs, and a commitment to diversity.


We stand behind our beliefs, take responsibility for our actions and treat each other with respect. We conduct ourselves humbly, honestly, and ethically.

Positive Energy

We believe that positivity fuels possibility. This spirit elevates our collective output and sparks an environment that feeds on momentum.


Timing is everything in our business. We bring urgency to each of our actions so that we can meet and surpass the expectations of our clients, consultants, and colleagues.

Horizontal Talent is in the top 2% of staffing firms worldwide, based on revenue. The company is consistently recognized for being a top workplace in the Twin Cities and one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. Our mission is to provide unmatched service and support: the best talent for our clients, the best opportunities for our consultants and a rewarding experience for our employees. Horizontal Talent has more than 250 employees across seven global offices in Minneapolis (HQ), Denver, Dallas, DC, Chicago, Vadodara, Bangalore, Dubai, Pune, Hyderabad and Kuala Lumpur.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


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