Sales Trader - DACH Market

Start Date:
25.05.2022
Entry date:
25.05.2022
Place of work:
Amsterdam
Employment Type:
Full-time
Experience Level:
Mid Level

About ACT Commodities B.V.

At ACT Commodities, we deal in environmental products. What does this mean? We help our clients achieve their environmental and sustainability goals by trading products such as CO2 offsets (CERs and VERs), green certificates (electricity/gas) and many others. We help our clients maximize their profits while reducing risks by leveraging our knowledge and network.

Job description

What you’ll do:

As a Sales Trader you will work with the counterparties of various sizes in different industries,
each with their own set of exciting challenges. You will create, manage and grow your own
portfolio of clients, using your strong interpersonal skills, and stellar communication skills to
gain your clients’ trust.

You will find your own leads and through extensive cold calling you will break down barriers
and go the extra mile to ensure you stand out to clients.

You will also have the full support of your colleagues each, like you, with their unique set of
skills and clients, and you will work together to close deals. Through our collaborative way of
sharing industry knowledge across our entities, we ensure that we always have the latest
know how regarding our corresponding markets. This approach means that you as well as our
clients will benefit from the entirety of our knowledge, experience, and network.

Who you are:

You’re a young and ambitious professional with (preferably) some experience or at least an
affinity with finance and sales. A cold calling pro and charismatic portfolio manager with an
entrepreneurial spirit. You are also self-motivated and keep going even when things get tough,
are eager to learn, welcome constructive criticism and are not afraid to fail and try again.

Your profile in a nutshell:

  • Native German speaker and fluent in English;
  • Bachelor’s/ Master's graduate, preferably in Business, Economics or Finance;
  • 0-2 years’ experience in Sales/ Trading / Brokerage / Business development;
  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills;
  • A natural sales or business development personality;
  • Not afraid to cold call and approach people;
  • Energetic, curious and ambitious;
  • Driven to close deals and prove yourself.

What you’ll get at ACT:

  • Competitive remuneration and generous bonus plan;
  • Comprehensive career development training (negotiation, sales, communication, our products);
  • Relocation fee reimbursement;
  • 25 vacation days per calendar year;
  • Exciting sales target incentives;
  • Kickboxing and football team activities;
  • Collective health insurance discount;
  • Public transport card (depending on your residence);
  • In-house Life Coach.

Employee benefits

Coaching/Trainings
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