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Sales Trader Eastern Europe

Posted 22 May 2024
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1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Who we are:

ACT Financial Solutions (part of ACT Group) trades carbon units such as EUAs and CERs which are used to comply with EU-ETS obligations. We have access to a diverse range of carbon emissions certifications relating to carbon trading projects all around the world. Our knowledgeable carbon emission traders are perfectly positioned to match corporate compliance with compatible certifications and carbon emission trading projects.

Based in the heart of Amsterdam’s financial district, ACT Commodities has a global presence and trades a wide variety of environmental products. We specialize in helping our clients achieve their environmental and sustainability objectives by trading carbon offsets, green gas and electricity to sourcing, blending and delivering fuels and biofuels around the globe.

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 an ambitious professional with experience in finance and/or 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:

  • Fluent speaker of any combination of: Hungarian, Romanian, Slovene, Serbo-Croatian, or Czech speaker and fluent in English;
  • Bachelor’s/ Master's graduate, preferably in Business, Economics or Finance;
  • 1 - 3 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;
  • Posses an affinity for teamwork
  • Able to help structure a wide array of markets together with a mentor / teammate;
  • Able to engage with various cultures / lived in various countries in eastern Europe.

What you’ll get at ACT:

  • Competitive remuneration and generous bonus plan;
  • Comprehensive career development training (negotiation, sales, communication, our products);
  • Relocation fee reimbursement (for those outside the Netherlands);
  • 25 vacation days per calendar year;
  • Exciting sales target incentives;
  • Football team activities;
  • Collective health insurance discount;
  • Public transport card (depending on your residence);
  • Opportunity to travel

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