Commercial Associate

Posted 12 April 2023
Salary £42,000 - £50,000 DOE + 20% bonus
Job type Permanent
Discipline Energy Storage & DSR
Contact NameCordelia Barker

Job description


Commercial Associate

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.

 As part of their ongoing growth, our Client is seeking a Commercial Associate, to join their dynamic team, to be responsible for sales and account management activities. The ideal candidate have great communication and relationship management skills with a strong commercial mindset and ability to develop new business.


  • Build and maintain knowledge of flexible energy markets and battery business cases to be able to discuss this with our clients.

  • Pitch our offerings to senior personnel and make proposals to existing and potential customers.

  • Represent the business across the industry and develop strong relationships with a wide range of customers, including developers, investors, banks and utilities.

  • Qualify, develop, and maintain sales opportunities thorough company and product knowledge, researching consumer needs and identifying how our solutions can meet them.

  • Grow existing relationships to develop an active, repeat customer base.

  • Contribute to new product development and improving our existing offerings.

  • Provide account management to ensure excellent customer experience and high engagement.


  • Strong commercial mindset, including creativity and intuition for opportunities that create impact and commercial success.

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and cope with uncertainty.

  • Excellent organisation skills and a high degree of persistence and diligence.

  • A can-do attitude and willingness to help wherever needed.

  • Motivated by achieving tangible individual and team commercial targets.

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with both technically and non-technically minded people.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills.

  • Enthusiasm and curiosity about the energy transition.

Desired Attributes:

  • Experience with Salesforce.

  • Previous professional exposure to energy economics, power markets and power networks would be an advantage.

  • Sales, business development and client relationship experience – especially any experience in energy-related subscription sales.

  • Experience in flexible energy projects, particularly energy store/batteries.