Chinese Corporate Sustainability Consultant (Shanghai)
I enjoy being highly independent while still being part of a team. - Daniel, Sales Trader
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Sales Trading
Shanghai
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ACT Commodities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions at ACT Commodities 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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ACT Commodities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions at ACT Commodities 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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Business development
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Highly motivated
Love to close deals
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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.

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Who We Are

 

At ACT Commodities we trade environmental products and help our clients reach their environmental and sustainability objectives through trading and advising on products such as carbon offsets, environmental certificates, biofuels and many others. We help our clients maximize their profits whilst reducing risk by utilizing our knowledge and network. We are a dynamic company with 280+ ambitious people from all over the world, all working in an open environment where no day is the same.

Since our founding in 2009, we have expanded to have offices in Amsterdam, New York, Paris, and now Shanghai and Singapore!

 

What you’ll do:

As a Corporate Sustainability Consultant  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 skills to gain your clients’ trust. 

You will find your own leads and through cold calling you, industry events, business meetings; 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 of your fellow consultants. This approach means that you as well as our clients will benefit from the entirety of our knowledge, experience, and network.

You will be the guiding light for your clients as they make sustainability part of their companies’ foundations. These partnerships will help contribute to helping reach Net Zero in the APAC region.

 

Who you are:

We are looking for a young professional with (preferably) some experience or at least an affinity with finance 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 Mandarin speaker
  • Familiarity with Chinese corporate culture
  • Bachelor’s/ Master's graduate, preferably in Business, Economics, or Finance;
  • 2-4 years’ experience in a Sales/ Trading / Brokerage / Business development role;
  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills;
  • A sales or business development guru;
  • Not afraid to cold call and approach people;
  • Energetic, curious and ambitious;
  • Driven to close deals and make a difference.

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme;
  • Comprehensive training (negotiation, sales, communication, our products);
  • Good holiday allotment
  • Exciting target incentives;

 

 

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.
But don’t worry, you’re not on your own. We are there for you all the way.
Because at ACT we get things done together.

That’s what we call collaborative trading because together we…
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ACT Commodities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions at ACT Commodities 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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