Executive Talent Sourcer

Talent Acquisition Specialist, Sourcer

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job


Our Talent Acquisition team is looking for a Sourcer with broad-based recruiting capabilities and a passion for proactively recruiting passive talent. This person will use their expertise to build and execute on talent stream strategies, provide consult to hiring leaders and partner internally to identify, attract and hire high-performing talent. This position will have a significant impact in developing proactive solutions that enhance our ability to attract prospective top-talent for the organization.

Location: St. Paul, MN, Naperville, IL, Remote

What You Will Do:

  • Partner with Recruiters to develop effective marketplace recruitment strategies aimed at filling commercial sales roles for all Ecolab businesses
  • Identify, develop, and implement effective talent acquisition strategies
  • Build, maintain, and use labor market expertise of prospects across multiple roles
  • Leverage best-in-class sourcing techniques and social media recruiting skills
  • Develop internal and external networks to support passive sourcing efforts
  • Assess candidates to ensure qualification match, network alignment, and capability to the organization
  • Create and execute queries and searches for qualified candidates, including identification of target industries, companies, user groups, professional associations and/or educational institutions to proactively create a pipeline of qualified candidates
  • Prepare and implement strategies using multiple techniques including online database, employee referrals, internal databases, associate networks, etc.
  • Keep abreast of cutting-edge knowledge topics relevant to recruiting (collect intelligence from the marketplace, identify trends and patterns)
  • Partner with other Talent Acquisition team members to coordinate strategies and activities to create efficiencies and collaborate on marketplace talent opportunities
  • Facilitate knowledge-sharing and training with broader TA organization on sourcing techniques, marketplace research and other related passive-talent attraction methods

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of experience in recruiting and/or sourcing in a corporate or agency environment
  • Experience leveraging innovative sourcing techniques & benchmarking, including significant proficiency in LinkedIn Recruiter and Boolean to identify passive talent
  • Proven experience creating and maintaining relationships with internal & external stakeholders, working through ambiguity, and adapting to change
  • Must be a current Talent Acquisition employee or team member
  • Immigration sponsorship and relocation are not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a relentless drive to find, engage and connect with top talent using strategic channels and proactive recruitment and sourcing techniques
  • Proactive marketplace research & pipeline building experience; ability to think pro-actively, and leverage hiring & retention data to determine areas where building a bench of talent would benefit the organization
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to cultivate trust-based relationships with hiring managers, candidates and recruiting colleagues
  • High energy, resourceful with exceptional organizational and administrative skills, at ease with abundance of details and complexity, yet mindful of big picture, ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize them, and carry them out independently
  • Experience in managing the full lifecycle of recruiting executive candidates; including, highly developed skills in market mapping, name generation, cold calling, candidate attraction, and key stakeholder management.
  • Goal driven, pro-actively takes initiative, and is comfortable working autonomously
  • Knowledge of employment law and hiring practices to include OFCCP requirements
  • Proactive and innovative with strong problem-solving skills
  • Collaborative, team-player attitude


Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Click here to see our benefits.

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Covid-19 Vaccine Notice

Due to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab. All applicants should be aware that Ecolab is a federal contractor. If the federal contractor vaccine mandate is reinstated in its current form, all Ecolab employees will need to be vaccinated, or have an approved religious or medical accommodation in place.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application process, please call Ecolab Recruiting Support at (866) 841-6682 for assistance.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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