Business Developer DACH Market

Company
ACT Commodities
Type
Vacancy
Location
Amsterdam,London
Sector
Asset Management, Financial Services, Trading
Required language
English

Description

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.

MORE ABOUT THE JOB

Who we are:

At ACT Commodities we trade environmental products. What does that mean? We help our clients reach their environmental and sustainability objectives through trading products such as carbon offsets (CERs and VERs), Green Certificates (electricity/gas), and many others. We help our clients maximize their profits whilst reducing risk by utilizing our knowledge and network.

What you’ll do:

Become our new Business Development Representative and raise the brand awareness of ACT as a world leading provider of market-based sustainability solutions. You’ll be responsible for generating leads by analyzing and segmenting the DACH market.

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:

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

  • Native speaker of the German language;
  • Bachelor’s/ Master's graduate or student, preferably in Business, Economics or Finance;
  • 0-2 years’ experience in Sales/ Business development;
  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills;
  • A natural sales or business development personality;
  • Energetic, curious and ambitious;
  • Eager to learn and prove yourself.

What you’ll get at ACT:

  • Competitive remuneration and bonus plan;
  • Comprehensive career development training (negotiation, sales, communication, our products);
  • Relocation fee reimbursement (if applicable);
  • 25 vacation days per calendar year;
  • Exciting sales target incentives;
  • Public transport card (depending on your residence);
  • In-house Life Coach.

I connect clients to commodity markets

My work is all about understanding my clients’ needs and spotting opportunities. Bringing people together by matching supply to demand and vice versa.

Playing at the top of my game

I can persuade clients with my trading and social skills. I am a natural diplomat, easily connecting with people. Charming, attentive and sociable. Performing at the top of my game will earn me a place in the successful team at ACT Commodities.

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