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Sales Trader Aegean

Posted 10 Dec 2023
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
Greek (Fluent)
English (Fluent)
Turkish (Fluent)

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ACT is the world’s leading provider of market-based sustainability solutions. As enablers of the global energy transition, we help organizations hit their climate targets and maximize their profits while reducing risk. Since 2009, we have become a trusted brand in climate projects, green electricity markets, renewable energies and energy efficiency, renewable fuels, emission allowances, and carbon credits.

From our offices in Amsterdam, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, and Paris, we draw on over a decade of market knowledge to deliver tailor-made solutions and sterling service. Sales Traders and Consultants work in region-specific teams to create product portfolios for clients that meet their specific needs and help them drive climate action their way.

Overview of the role

In this role, you will conduct face to face and remote selling/buying of environmental certificates (products) to or from new and existing customers. The idea is that you will generate new leads and manage existing clients with a long-term strategy of becoming a key player in the Aegean market (Greece, Cyprus, and Turkey). You will have a daily interaction with internal and external counter-parties and independently manage your own P&L book by generating trading margins and structuring deals for the company.

Key Activities

  • You will comprehend the basic market dynamics related to environmental commodity products( S&D, local market laws and regulations, technical aspects of the product)
  • You will develop the market by bringing on new clients from your assigned markets
  • You will manage existing clients/accounts by structuring deals and offering them tailor-made solutions
  • You will work with producers, utilities, and corporates in building long term trading relationships
  • You will manage your own trading book
  • You will independently handle complex issues with autonomy


  • Fluent in Greek AND Turkish AND English
  • Bachelor’s/ Master's graduate, preferably in Environmental Studies, Business, Economics, or Finance;
  • 1-3 years’ experience in the field of Environmental Energy Commodities or in a Sales/ Trading / Brokerage / Business Development role;

We offer

  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme;
  • Comprehensive training (negotiation, sales, communication, our products & markets);
  • Relocation reimbursement (when it applies);
  • 25 vacation days per calendar year;

ACT helps organizations achieve their climate action goals, no matter how ambitious. Since our founding in 2009, we have become a reliable partner for high-impact climate projects that generate carbon credits, energy efficiency projects and certificates, and experts in renewable electricity and gas markets, renewable fuels, and emission allowances.

Active in 4 countries
299 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 34 years

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Wouter Kuipers

As manager of the UK desk my responsibilities include formulating its strategy, developing new products and taking care of our internal and external communications. I am also involved in the hiring and development of sales traders for the UK market. Within ACT you are responsible for building…

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