We do business in a way that is not so much about price but about building relationships based on trust. - Alessio, Sales Trader
More about the job
At ACT you’re never on your own. From day one, you will experience the benefits of our collaborative approach to trading. You will get all the support you need to learn and thrive as a Sales Trader in a dynamic international environment, dealing with a wide variety of interesting clients. Our personal development program includes on-going support from colleagues and regular check-ins with your personal coach with clear goals in mind.
You will have ample opportunities to address challenges and find solutions that help you grow into your role and play to your strengths. Extra time and attention will be spent on honing your interpersonal skills. You will find that working in a team of equally talented colleagues from over 30 countries is hugely satisfying. Our offices have a strong social culture that often expands beyond the workplace.
Our Graduate Program consists of a structured 4-phase program which optimizes learning by building up competencies at a manageable pace. Product and market knowledge, together with commercial, social and creative skills are covered in-depth via training with internal and external experts. Regular reviews with management and among peers track progress from every angle to ensure consistent and continuous all-round development.
The end result is comprehensive knowledge, well-practiced skills and the confidence to trade successfully
- fluent in English and native speaker of one of the following languages: German, Dutch, French or Spanish
- 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)
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 am the vital link between clients and commodity markets
My work is all about spotting opportunities early on, connecting supply and demand and ultimately; bringing people together.
Becoming the best I can be
I am ambitious and eager to develop my trading 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.
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.