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Graduate Program International Trading OTC

Posted 21 Jun 2024
Work experience
0 to 2 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
German (Fluent)
English (Fluent)
French (Fluent)
Dutch (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.

***This is not a job rotation schedule, but an open application for a Sales Trader role, as all our Sales Traders benefit from the Graduate Program training.***

Who we are:

Based in the heart of charming 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 (CERs and VERS), green gas and electricity to sourcing, blending and delivering fuels and biofuels around the globe. Our clients can maximize profits while reducing risk thanks to our carbon emission sales traders. Whether you need to meet or choose your own sustainability goals, we’ll match products that offer corporate compliance along with certificates to comply with EU-ETS obligations and emissions reduction projects worldwide.

What you’ll do:

As a Sales Trader for ACT, you’ll work with a range of clients across various industries, each with their own set of exciting challenges. It’s your job to create, manage and grow your own portfolio of clients, using your strong interpersonal skills and stellar communication skills to meet your clients’ exact needs.

You love a challenge and are hungry to drive your career by finding your own leads through cold calling. Before your second morning coffee, you’ll break down barriers. And every day, you’ll go the extra mile to make sure your clients will keep you on top of their minds.

You’re also a team player, which fits in with our team approach, which is to succeed by working together. Your team will always have your back and support you with their unique set of skills to close deals together.

Our collaborative way of working means most of our deals happen between two or more traders. It’s a win-win approach that benefits our clients thanks to the full scope of expertise, skills, and our combined networks that we offer.

Who you are:

You’re a young and ambitious professional with (preferably) some experience or at least an affinity with finance and 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 skills in a nutshell:

  • Native speaker of German/ French/ Czech/ Dutch and fluent in English;
  • Bachelor’s/ Master's graduate, preferably in Business, Economics or Finance;
  • 0-2 years’ experience in Sales/ Trading/ Brokerage/ Business development;
  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills;
  • A natural sales or business development personality;
  • Cold calling wizard who genuinely loves growing your client list;
  • Energetic, curious and ambitious;
  • Driven to close deals and prove yourself.

What you’ll get at ACT:

  • Competitive remuneration and generous bonus plan;
  • Comprehensive career development training
  • (negotiation, sales, communication, our products);

  • Relocation fee reimbursement;
  • 25 vacation days per calendar year;
  • Exciting sales target incentives;
  • Kickboxing and football team activities;
  • Collective health insurance discount;
  • Public transport card (depending on your residence);
  • In-house Life Coach.

Apply today and discover ACT Commodities!

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