Commercial Associate

Posted 21 February 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Energy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameJack Davies

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company are delighted to be working with one of the biggest energy analytics companies in Europe, striving to achieve global energy transformation by providing market forecasts and insights that support major strategic decisions.

Operating in offices across the globe, the rapidly growing team of energy, commercial, & consulting experts support leading clients across the entire energy value chain (including investors, governments, & utilities) in their journey to carbon neutrality.

As part of their ongoing and continuous growth, our client is currently searching for a Commercial Associate, who will play a critical role developing and creating sales opportunities within the UK/European market – where you will have the opportunity to become an expert on their entire product portfolio.

This Individual will be joining the Oxford-based team and will join the existing commercial sales team, which offers excellent progression opportunities in a modern, dynamic environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Qualifying, developing, & preserving sales opportunities

  • Showing excellent product knowledge, and how customer needs can be best solved

  • Developing new leads and growing existing relationships to improve repeat purchases

  • Ensuring that upselling and cross-selling is considered in sales approach

  • Being a brand ambassador and product champion

  • Pitching and presenting to customers and key stakeholders

  • Negotiating and drawing up structured offers

  • Using Salesforce CRM

  • Contributing to new product development when required

  • Creating sales and marketing material when required

  • Liaising with software development team by providing customer feedback to improve products

Job Requirements:

  • Strong commercial & sales mindset

  • Interest and enthusiasm towards energy transition and sustainability

  • Experience using a sales CRM, ideally Salesforce

  • Target driven, on an individual and team basis

  • Willingness to go the extra mile and a passion to learn and develop

  • Great organisational skills

  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment

  • Proven record of succeeding in a team environment


  • Business development, Sales, or client services experience

  • Experience surrounding energy subscription or other power-related markets

  • Fluency in other European languages