Company Overview:

ACT Commodities is a global leader in trading environmental commodities. Founded in 2009 as one of the first companies to pursue this market, we are now one of the largest specialized trading firms in the fields of carbon emissions, biofuels and renewable energy on a global scale. This is complemented with widespread activity in the oil and petroleum markets, which expand our scope covering the intertwined world of energy and fuel commodities. ACT Commodities operates in Amsterdam, New York, Shanghai, and Paris.

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • New business development through lead generation, prospecting while establishing and cultivating relationships with buyers and sellers in 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

 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Economics, Business, Agriculture, Environmental Studies or a related field
  • 2-7 years of relevant sales, trading, 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
  • Presentation and client communication skills are essential

  

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. 

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