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Senior Sales Trader-Compliance Carbon

Houston, United States

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In joining STX Group, you become part of a diverse and dedicated team of 500+ professionals from 60+ nationalities at the forefront of the transition to a sustainable world. From our offices around the world, we offer services from comprehensive trading and investment in environmental commodities to tailored decarbonization strategies. Embark on a purpose-driven career with us and make a tangible difference in accelerating green growth. We’re looking for aSenior Sales Trader-Compliance Carbon join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 

Team & Role;  

As a Senior Sales Trader – Compliance Carbon, you will work to deepen relationships with compliance entities in the various North American emissions trading systems. You will engage with market participants to understand the evolving needs of companies with obligations in these programs to create trade structures that optimize their purchasing strategies and management of their portfolio of compliance instruments. It’s important that you have a strong understanding of the emissions trading systems and the underlying industries where the emissions derive from. 

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Growing the global green economy. Ready to make it your mission?

Key Responsibilities


  • Act as a market interface and client relationship manager with compliance carbon market counterparties, with focus on building deal flow and relationships with North American compliance carbon entities.  
  • Be an expert in the various North American emissions trading systems and their regulatory requirements to help clients meet their program obligations and optimize their portfolio of compliance instruments 
  • Generate counterparty leads and develop sales channels that contribute to the growth of carbon trading volumes 
  • Negotiate commercial terms and execute trades to buy and sell compliance carbon offsets and allowances in support of business needs 
  • Monitor and provide reports on policies, fundamentals, market activity, and news impacting compliance markets 

What does a rewarding career mean to you?

Key Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics or sector related fields  
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in emissions trading systems, and/or oil, natural gas, and power 
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills with a proven ability to systematically accomplish goals.  
  • Can deeply understand clients’ compliance needs and challenges and apply creative and logical approach to identify and tailor solutions from our product portfolio 
  • Display outstanding interpersonal skills, excelling in collaborative efforts within dynamic team environments, while skillfully cultivating direct working relationships. 

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Compensation and Benefits


STX intends on offering the selected candidate a competitive base salary based on a number of objective factors such as relevant experience, holistic skillset, and applicable licenses and certifications. The candidate may also be eligible for discretionary compensation as determined annually within the company fiscal year. 

In addition to a competitive salary, STX is committed to the well-being of our employees and offers extensive benefits including: 

  • 100% Company Covered Health, Dental, and Vision for employees and their families with minimal co-pays 
  • Retirement plan options with company match (401k) 
  • 20 days of annual, flexible paid time off 
  • Generous parental & caregiver leave 
  • Reimbursement for office commuting costs 
  • Monetary stipend for office equipment 


STX Commodities is committed to fostering a fair and inclusive work environment by adhering to the principle of equal opportunity for all. As a global organization, we value diverse backgrounds and perspectives and strive to create a workplace free from any form of discrimination or bias based on race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. 


Diversity Statement

We encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to enhance our team and contribute to a more inclusive work environment. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are more than just concepts – they are part of our everyday work culture, ensuring employees are welcomed and experience true camaraderie.

At STX, we ask applicants to think holistically about roles. If the role sounds exciting and a great fit for you but some of the criteria or required experience doesn’t 100% line up, we still encourage you to apply!

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If you have any questions or would like to talk about this position. Please do reach out to:

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Leah Odom

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