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Vertis Environmental Finance

Publiceringsdato 29.04.2024

Junior Corporate Sales Trader - Danish speaker

A top environmental commodities trading firm is looking for a

Junior Corporate Sales Trader - EU ETS - Danish speaker

Based in Brussels, Belgium

The EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) is a cornerstone of the EU's policy to combat climate change and its key tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions cost-effectively. It is the world's first major carbon market and remains the biggest one.

The EU ETS works on the principle of 'cap and trade.' A cap is set on the total amount of certain greenhouse gases that can be emitted by installations covered by the system. The trading of these allowances and credits is intended to provide financial incentives emission reductions.

As a market leader in EU ETS trading, we provide our clients with direct access to the markets for buying & selling allowances. Our mission at Vertis is to inspire and empower businesses to make the transition to a low-carbon economy and we are at a pivotal moment in our growth and looking for the next generation of emission traders.

We are looking for a high-energy and passionate Danish native speaker to join our Team.

Please ONLY APPLY if you satisfy the criteria below.

More about the role

Be responsible for developing a portfolio of client accounts to trade with and build strong long-term relationships. As a junior corporate sales trader, you'll be part of our front-office workforce, advising clients on their net zero journey, and trading carbon allowances on their behalf. For this specific position, we are looking for a candidate with great passion for trading, and a strong commercial mindset. You will assist big events, conduct webinars, and conferences, visit clients on a regular basis, and become an expert in the carbon industry.

Cherry on the top, your actions and determination will have a direct impact on some of the largest polluters across the region by supporting them in their net zero journey. We are proud to be considered thought leaders on the market and we are looking for a high-potential individual who can carry the reputation forward.

We think you might be good for the role if
  • 1 - 3 years of sales or account management experience preferably in the energy sector
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ambitious spirit, proactive personality, and a commercial mindset - prior entrepreneurial experience is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, good with numbers and Excel
  • Driving license is a must - regular travel to customers is required
  • Relevant degree in Economics, Finance, or Business Administration is required
  • Native Danish level and a good command of English

What will you do

  • Join our Carbon Trading Desk as a Junior Corporate sales Trader for your region
  • Develop a deep understanding of your market, including buyers, sellers, and competitors
  • Develop and maintain a portfolio of new customers and counterparts active on the certificates market, prioritize your leads, and turn them into clients and transactions
  • Be the first point of contact for your clients. Conduct day-to-day sales initiatives and provide them with essential market intelligence analysis to support pricing, trading, and risk mitigation strategies
  • Conduct on-site meetings and discussions with potential customers about their needs
  • Take initial contacts through to financial close, which might take from 1 day to 6 months
  • Represent Vertis and build our brand on the market through conferences and PR initiatives

Our benefits and perks

  • Become an expert in the CO2 market through in-depth training in emissions trading, the energy sector, and sales
  • The opportunity to join a top player pioneer in environmental certificates trading on an incredible growth trajectory
  • Work for an inspiring vision for a more sustainable future
  • Work among a diverse team of passionate, and high-caliber individuals located across the world
  • Great career development opportunities
  • We have a hybrid and flexible work from office policy
  • Team events to bring our people to amazing destinations across Europe
  • A competitive salary, local benefits, and a competitive discretionary Bonus
  • You can sleep well at night knowing you are helping organizations toward a greener future

Vertis complies with all GDPR requirements and we keep your personal data in our database for no more than 1 year. For more information on Vertis Environmental Finance, please visit

Vertis provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates and employees. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, race, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation. We value a diverse workplace and encourage individuals from all groups and backgrounds to apply. Selection for roles will be based on individual merit alone.

Shall you have concerns about the objectivity or transparency of your application process, we invite you to report it to [email protected]

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