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.
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 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 your 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 some experience or at least an affinity with environmental energy commodities 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:
• Native Flemish speaker; • Fluent in 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; • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills; • Not afraid to cold call and approach people; • Energetic, curious and ambitious; • Driven to close deals and make a difference.
What you'll get
• Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme; • Comprehensive training (negotiation, sales, communication, our products & markets); • Relocation fee reimbursement; • 25 vacation days per calendar year; • Exciting target incentives; • In-house Life Coach