Corporate Sales Trader – EU ETS - Belgium/Netherlands

ETS · Brussels, Brussels
Department ETS
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

A top environmental commodities trading firm is looking for a


Corporate Sales Trader – EU ETS - Belgium/Netherlands

Based in Brussels, Belgium





Our mission at Vertis is to inspire and empower businesses to make the transition to a low carbon economy. We have been a pioneer in the carbon markets since 2001 and our drive is relentless to move the world towards a greener future.

We provide our clients with direct access to markets for buying & selling renewable energy certificates and the financialization of these assets provide a strong incentive for organizations towards carbon neutrality.

We are a market leader in EU ETS and one of the fastest growing trading companies in Europe. We are at a pivotal moment in our growth and looking for the next generation of carbon and renewable energy certificate traders. This is this is an opportune time to establish your career in this niche market.

We are looking for a high energy and passionate individual with a few years of quality sales experience. While it’s highly advantageous to have previous experience in EU ETS, energy & commodity markets, it’s not necessary as long as you have a yearning to learn. We will teach you all you need to know.

We offer the opportunity to become a corporate sales trader for the Belgium or Netherlands market:

Please apply ONLY if you satisfy the below requirements and with an ENGLISH language CV.



  • 1 - 3 years of sales or account management experience with EU ETS or Energy markets (Gas, Electricity trading etc.) or related market, and strong desire to do sales
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ambitious spirit, proactive personality and a commercial mind-set - 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
  • You must speak Dutch and English 


  • Join our Carbon Trading Desk as a Corporate Trader for your country.
  • 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, prioritise 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



  • Become an expert of the CO2 market through in-depth trainings in emissions trading, the energy sector and sales
  • Opportunity to build your own business and client portfolio in a niche and dynamic market
  • Long-term career prospect with a pioneer of carbon trading
  • Stimulating, high-calibre, and international work environment with regular travel opportunities
  • Flexible working from home arrangements
  • Competitive base salary and quite exceptional commissions
  • Flexible working from home arrangements
  • You can sleep well at night knowing you are helping organizations towards 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







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