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Sales Trader

ACT Commodities is the global leader in connecting buyers and sellers of certificates and physical products all over the world.

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Sales Trader


ACT Commodities is the world’s leading provider of market-based sustainability solutions. As a pioneer of the global energy transition, ACT helps organizations hit their climate targets, no matter how ambitious. Since 2009, ACT has become a trusted brand in high-impact climate projects, green electricity markets, renewable energy, emission allowances and carbon offsets. With a growing portfolio of over 70 products in 40 plus countries, ACT builds its relationships on trust and fosters an entrepreneurial environment.   

Our Amsterdam, New York, Paris, Shanghai, and Singapore teams deliver tailor-made solutions backed up by extensive market knowledge. We are a fast-paced and forward-thinking organization that believes that we are better together!     

Sales Traders are the beating heart of our business. Ambitious, innovative and team-oriented, these highly valued employees are intelligent professionals with a commercial skill set and an entrepreneurial spirit. Our work is about understanding a complex and dynamic marketplace where changing legislation, product availability and client requirements add up to opportunities for making trades that benefit all parties. As an ACT Commodities Sales Trader, you get to do it all, from building client relationships to identifying and sourcing suitable products, negotiating the terms and closing the deals. 

If you’re good at keeping your eye on the ball, seizing opportunities, and enjoy the challenges of matchmaking products, business requirements, legislative stipulation and finances, then becoming an ACT Commodities Sales Trader could be the rewarding career you’ve been looking for. 


Primary Responsibilities  

  • Identify new business opportunities & partnerships through outbound lead generation, research and prospecting for the environmental commodity markets 
  • Understand and identify arbitrage opportunities in the environmental commodity market to originate deal flow for your trade book 
  • Accurately establish sell/purchase price for significant volumes in the environmental commodity markets and negotiate sell/purchase contracts with counterparties 
  • Research, understand and stay up to date on legislation and geopolitical changes that create trading opportunities in the environmental commodity markets 
  • Participate in the development and execution of trading strategies 
  • Represent the firm at conferences and engage with stakeholders within the industry 



  • 2-5 years of relevant sales or business development experience 
  • Dynamic, “outside of the box” problem solver with a “roll up your sleeves” mentality 
  • Highly self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment and demonstrates a flexible and adaptable work style that responds quickly 
  • Ambitious, innovative and team-oriented; this highly valued role will require an intelligent professional with a commercial skillset and an entrepreneurial spirit 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to handle constructive criticism and not afraid to fail and try again 
  • Aptitude for taking initiative, a commercial and creative mind with an entrepreneurial attitude 
  • Undergraduate Degree in Economics, Business, Environmental Studies or a related field 


Salary Range: $90,000-$115,000 + discretionary bonus 

Actual base pay may vary based on various factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, level and experience. The base pay is just one component of the total competitive compensation package for employees. 

ACT Commodities Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All employment decisions at ACT Commodities, Inc. are made without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, family or parental status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.