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Sales Trader Switzerland

Posted 31 Dec 2023
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0 to 2 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
German (Fluent)
English (Fluent)
French (Fluent)
Italian (Fluent)

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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.

What you’ll do:

As a Sales Trader you will work with the clients 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 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 working most of our deals happen between 2 or more traders. This approach means that you as well as our clients will benefit from the entirety of our knowledge, experience, and network.

Who you are:

We are looking for a young professional with (preferably) some experience or at least an affinity with finance and sales. Not afraid to cold calling and a charming portfolio manager with an entrepreneurial mindset. It is important that you are self-motivated to keep going even when things get tough, that you’re eager to learn, can handle constructive criticism, and you’re not afraid to fail and try again. In a nutshell you are:

  • Native (Swiss) German speaker and fluent in English;
  • Preference for people that speak Italian and/ or French as well;
  • Bachelor’s/ Master's graduate, preferably in Business, Economics, Finance or Sustainability;
  • 0-2 years’ experience in a Sales/ Trading / Brokerage / Business development role;
  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills;
  • A sales or business development guru;
  • Not afraid to cold call and approach people;
  • Energetic, curious and ambitious;
  • Driven to close deals and make a difference.

What we offer:

  • Fixed and variable remuneration;
  • Comprehensive training (negotiation, sales, communication, our products);
  • Relocation fee reimbursement (if applicable);
  • 25 vacation days per calendar year;
  • Exciting target incentives;
  • Collective health insurance discount;
  • Public transport card (depending on your residence);
  • In-house Life Coach.

Pre-employment screening is part of our application procedure.

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.

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

What employees are saying

Wouter Kuipers

Desk Manager

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…

Alessio di Credico

Sales Trader

Alessio di Credico

I still remember the first day I visited ACT for my job interview. When I opened the door to the trading floor I immediately sensed the high and positive energy. Working at ACT means working in a great atmosphere within a great team. My market focus is…