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Corporate Account Manager - Japan Market

Posted 21 Jun 2024
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2 to 5 years
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Dutch (Fluent)

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As a Corporate Account Manager you will work with 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.

Corporate Account Manager – Japan Market

Who We Are

We are the best at what we do.

ACT Commodities is the world’s leading provider of market-based sustainability solutions. We trade environmental products and help our clients reach their environmental and sustainability objectives through trading and advising on products such as carbon offsets, environmental certificates, biofuels and many others. We help our clients maximize their profits whilst reducing risk by utilizing our knowledge and network. We are a dynamic company with 390+ ambitious people from all over the world, all working in an open environment where no day is the same.

Since our founding in 2009, we have expanded to have offices in Amsterdam, New York, Paris, London, Shanghai, Tokyo and Singapore.

What you’ll do:

As a Corporate Account Manager you will work with 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, industry events, business meetings; 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 of your fellow consultants. This approach means that you as well as our clients will benefit from the entirety of our knowledge, experience, and network.

You will be the guiding light for your clients as they make sustainability part of their companies’ foundations. These partnerships will help contribute to helping reach Net Zero in the APAC region.

Who you are:

We are looking for someone with (preferably) some experience or at least an affinity with finance and sales; a cold calling pro 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:

  • Bachelor’s/ Master's graduate, preferably in Business, Economics, or Finance;
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a Sales/ Trading / Brokerage / Business development role in the energy sector
  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills;
  • Not afraid to cold call and approach people;
  • Energetic, curious and ambitious;
  • Speak fluent Japanese as this role is focused on the Japanese market;
  • Driven to close deals and make a difference.

Please note that this role is based in Japan.

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