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We are famous for our collaborative approach to trading. It helps us partner with our clients, drives how we work as a team and guarantees success. As a Sales Trader your sharp mind, strong social skills and natural charm will set you up for a great career.
About the job
The world is moving to a greener way of producing and doing business. Next to the positive change for our planet, here at ACT, we also see the sales opportunities. And sales is something we know very well. Do want to be involved in the renewables space and do you wish to sell? Then this vacancy could be for you!
As a Sales Trader at ACT Commodities you will work with the most interesting clients around the world, each with their own set of exciting challenges. You will manage and grow your own portfolio, using your strong interpersonal skills and charming personality to gain your clients’ confidence and trust.
You will have the full support of your colleagues at ACT, each – like you – adding their unique skills to the group. Our on-going personal development program will help you set and reach clear goals and career objectives, helping you to excel in your role. Naturally, your success comes with matching rewards. One of them being the satisfaction of knowing you’re a vital player in one of the world’s top teams in commodities trading.
- native speaker of German and fluent in English
- bachelor’s/master's degree, preferably in Business Economics or Finance
- 0-2 years’ experience in a sales trading or brokerage / account management role
- excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- ability to handle constructive criticism and not afraid to fail and try again
- aptitude for taking initiative, a commercial and creative mind with an entrepreneurial attitude
- relocation to Amsterdam (if necessary)
Start Date: 1st of April 2020
With our vacancy, this is what we offer
From day one, you will receive ample support, training, and great facilities. You will join a successful team that operates with purpose by creating a space for renewables every day. People that inspire, are open, and are the best in their field will be your colleagues. You will be part of a growing company within a growing market. A company that leads the way through its innovative products, services, and customer-focus. And of course, there are plenty of opportunities for personal growth and career expansion.
Apply today and discover ACT Commodities!
*NEW * Video application! (optional)
We believe that great salespeople have great interpersonal skills. As this is hard to see from a CV we want to give you the opportunity to let your personality shine through a video application. Do you want to get your foot in the door?
Tell us who you are, show your personality, make it energetic, keep it professional, and explain why you want to either start or continue a career in sales.
How does it work?
- Go to YouTube and make an account or log in
- Click on "Upload" located at the top right corner next to the search bar
- Either record a video or upload a pre-recorded one of max 90 seconds
- Choose in the drop-down video settings "Unlisted"
- Add in the video description your name, phone number, and email address
- Copy the video link and paste it on the application form under ‘video application’
- Now you can relax and wait for one of our recruiters to contact you.
I connect clients to commodity markets
My work is all about understanding my clients’ needs and spotting opportunities. Bringing people together by matching supply to demand and vice versa.
Playing at the top of my game
I can persuade clients with my trading and social skills. I am a natural diplomat, easily connecting with people. Charming, attentive and sociable. Performing at the top of my game will earn me a place in the successful team at ACT Commodities.
But don’t worry, you’re not on your own. We are there for you all the way.
Because at ACT we get things done together.
That’s what we call collaborative trading because together we…
Why work here?
Personal development: Get your own personal life coach
Working at ACT is more than just learning the right skills and expertise. We also focus on your personal development and growth. That’s where your personal life coach comes in. Because we believe that the more you know about yourself, the more successful you will be.
A great time: It´s more than a career
You will be part of our enthusiastic and entrepreneurial team that consists of more than 30 nationalities from all over the world. We work hard, but also party hard during drinks, BBQ’s, company weekends, diners, boat trips and so on. So bring your smile and join the party.
A competitive salary: We succeed together
We offer you a transparent and good remuneration. You will receive a competitive salary, with the opportunity to make it even better with very attractive performance bonuses.
Shape your future: All ingredients for success
We enable you to reach your full potential. Therefore you will get all the knowledge and training necessary to develop your talents and become successful.
A tailored program: A training program that fits like a glove
We want you to develop your skills and talent in the best possible way. Therefore you will enter our unique and personally tailored on-the-job training program with only one goal: to enable you to reach your full potential.