Who are we?

ACT Commodities is one of the world’s leading trading houses in the worldwide environmental commodity markets. Founded in 2009 as one of the first companies to pursue this market, we are now one of the largest specialist firms for trading carbon emissions, biofuels, renewable energy, and energy efficiency. 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 operates in Amsterdam, New York, Shanghai, and Paris.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify new business opportunities & partnerships through outbound lead generation, research and prospecting for the environmental commodity markets
  • Maintain a self-starter attitude while creating outreach strategies for new lead generation methods
  • Identify customers’ current and potential needs through a methodical discovery process
  • Map identified customer needs to the applicable service offerings and develop strategies to effectively articulate solutions and value add
  • Monitor and attend meetings with prospects while handling the introductions and follow-up with the Sales Traders
  • Attend product training conferences and develop an understanding of our communication infrastructure

 

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Economics, Business, Environmental Studies or a related field
  • 0-2 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
  • 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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