Commodity Broker Resume Samples

A Commodity Broker takes responsibility for buying and selling goods such as oil, grain, metals, coffee, and sugar on behalf of the clients. Some of these brokers also trade with complex financial products based on a wider range of assets including stocks, bonds, and shares/equities. Typical responsibilities listed on the Commodity Broker Resume include – monitoring international market performance, providing investment advice and market recommendation to clients, trading on behalf of clients, liaising with shipping, insurance, and transport companies; devising hedging strategy, visiting international suppliers; interpreting market reports; and negotiating price and investigating new business openings.

Employers typically prefer to hire those possessing the following skills and abilities – ambitious and determined; the ability to cope with stress, quick-witted, numerically capable and the ability to negotiate; and the potential to be prepared for lots of stress and pressure. Commodity broking companies tend to recruit those with a degree in fields such as Commerce, marketing, finance, or the like.

Commodity Broker Resume example

Commodity Broker Resume

Summary : Highly analytical and results-driven professional with more than 16 years of experience and success brokering and trading commodity futures. Ability to analyze fast-paced and complex markets and communicate information to customer traders.

Skills : Hedging And Risk, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Managed ten energy commodity accounts.
    2. Accounts included energy traders in the investment bank and utility sectors.
    3. Communicated daily with energy traders to provide clarity and discuss potential purchases and sales in the complex commodity futures market.
    4. Build trusted and loyal customer relationships through accurate and consistent market analysis and execution.
    5. Analyzed up to 20 different energy markets including spreads, options, and swaps.
    6. Negotiated price and volumed between buyers and sellers of electricity and natural gas futures contracts.
    7. Assisted in the startup and creation of Equus Energy from its beginning.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Mechanical Engineering


Commodity Broker Resume

Objective : A proven leader in government technology deployment and organization workflow re-engineering offers expertise in defining technical strategies that support overall business objectives. Oversaw project re-engineering and implementation of digital property tax appeal process for Cook County constituents, managing (user stories) deliverables, timelines, testing, training, and ROI.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Spanish, Salesforce, Sales.

Description :

    1. Exchanged and sponsored a program to hone the skills of select individuals whom were expected to increase trading of agricultural contracts.
    2. Exchanged to complete an intense training program.
    3. Designed to compress five years worth of experience into an intense six-month capsule.
    4. Spent the mornings working on the floor of the Mercantile Exchange and being tutored by traders within the pit.
    5. Attended numerous courses on topics such as fundamental factors, technical analysis, options trading, spread trading, managed futures, agricultural markets, hedging techniques and floor trading.
    6. Obtained a Series 3 License and became a registered Commodity Representative.
    7. Developed a clientele of customers who invested in futures contracts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS In Agricultural Economics


Commodity Broker Resume

Objective : Highly motivated and successful sales executive with 16 years of experience. Expertise gained from working within a fast past commissioned-based environment with an extensive background in sales, customer service, contractual agreements, client relations, and prospecting. Unparalleled ability to pursue and sell without compromising ethics.

Skills : Developing Skills, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Serviced a commodity clientele in the futures and options markets.
    2. Partly worked in a sales capacity, prospecting leads.
    3. Obtained leads mostly from trade association lists on the internet.
    4. Opened commercial accounts to hedge world grain markets.
    5. Discussed trading strategies with the customer base.
    6. Placed futures and options orders mostly via the electronic trading system.
    7. Developed forward pricing strategies for livestock and grain producers using commodity futures, sales contracts, and options.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Management/Marketing

Commodity Broker Resume

Summary : Accomplished Commodity Broker with nearly 5 years of experience trading in the highly volatile futures and options market. Versed in areas of hedging, speculating, sales, marketing, and risk management.

Skills : Management, Marketing, Microsoft, Customer Relationship Management, Risk Management, Sales.

Description :

    1. Consistently tracked the market and review indicator data to forecast future market trends to build a strategic plan for individual customers.
    2. Sold, implemented, and trained customers on various electronic trading systems including QST, CQG, and Vantage.
    3. Actively trading energy, index, grain, live cattle, and lean hog futures and options markets.
    4. Delivered sales presentations in order to secure new accounts with potential customers and to maintain client relationships.
    5. Executed, monitored, and tracked futures transactions, fund transfers, margin accounts, and options trading.
    6. Built a marketing strategy around agribusiness to develop a book of customers whose main goal was risk management.
    7. Learned the business from an experienced broker from the bottom up; including acquiring clients, suitability, market analysis, trading, compliance, and management to name a few.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Business Administration

Commodity Broker Resume

Objective : A hardworking and competent individual seeking employment with a company where one can use talents and skills to help the company meet and surpass its goals.

Skills : Office Management, Graphic Design, Financial Management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Conducted phone sales to qualified leads.
    2. Managed ongoing relationships with leads and clients.
    3. Executed trades electronically and over the phone.
    4. Advised clients on the best way to position themselves within markets.
    5. Managed a small team of junior traders.
    6. Maintained and organized client files and database notes.
    7. Assisted agriculture producers in determining appropriate hedging strategies to manage risk by using futures and options.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS

Commodity Broker Resume

Objective : Results-driven senior executive with significant record of accomplishment in creating jobs and building business. Additional background in legislative activities, including research and policy analysis. Led full-scale start ups, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and turnaround initiatives. Innate ability to identify and exploit business opportunities.

Skills : CDL With Hazmat, CCA, Commercial Pesticide License.

Description :

    1. In charged of taking down potential clients' information, and storing their information on spreadsheet programs in order to see their portfolio.
    2. Provided fresh free facts about the commodity market, and gave certain inquire on investment opportunities.
    3. Responsible for the technical side of the operation, which consisted of troubleshooting certain program delays.
    4. Analyzed Options on Futures Trades in multiple months.
    5. Managed multiple positions.
    6. Mentored Junior Traders.
    7. Executed trades with a low risk/reward ratio.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    MBA In Management

    Commodity Broker Resume

    Headline : Commodity Manager with 3+ years of experience in Securing (EEC) approval for the export of hormone-free, antibiotic-free, prime-grade beef, and also Creating new client contracts and coordinating office operations.

    Skills : MS Office, Trading Software.

    Description :

      1. Monitored developments in the fields of industrial technology, business, finance, and economic theory.
      2. Interpreted data on price, yield, stability, future investment-risk trends, economic influences, and other factors affecting investment programs.
      3. Informed investment decisions by analyzing financial information to forecast business, industry, or economic conditions.
      4. Monitored fundamental economic, industrial, and corporate developments by analyzing information from financial publications and services, investments.
      5. Prepared plans of action for investment, using financial analyses.
      6. Presented oral or written reports on general economic trends, individual assets, and global markets.
      7. Evaluated and compared the relative quality of various derivatives in a given industry.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Certificate Of Completion In Risk Management Suite

      Commodity Broker Resume

      Summary : Over twelve years of experience understanding commodity risk exposure, developing market bias and implementing risk management strategies that protect or enhance margins by utilizing futures, options, OTC structures, and physical positioning. In-depth understanding and experience across several business functions including strategic planning, accounting, customer relations, supply chain management, purchasing, sales, and pricing.

      Skills : Microsoft, Energetic And Organized, Excellent Communication, Quick Learner, Outstanding Interpersonal.

      Description :

        1. Identified potential clients, using advertising campaigns, mailing lists, or personal contacts.
        2. Duties included assisting customers with their personal accounts trading, trading for customers' personal accounts, sales, marketing.
        3. Consistently cold-called over 300 prospects a day.
        4. Built a world-class sales force in commodity trading.
        5. Strong business acumen with the ability to execute a wide range of sales strategies designed to establish an increased market presence.
        6. Increased company commissions by 143% in 1 year from $1.1 million to $2.53 million in revenues. 
        7. Designed and implemented a sales training program.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        10+ Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Senior
        Education
        Education
        BS In Agriculture

        Commodity Broker Resume

        Summary : Providing great customer service with a growing company. Assertive, self-motivated, goal-oriented, organized, and efficient. A team player, bringing enthusiasm and energy into group efforts.

        Skills : Marketing Skills, Leading Skills.

        Description :

          1. Consulted, purchased, and sold commodities for clients on the trading floor of the NYMEX.
          2. Required ability to remain focused and calm in an extremely fast-paced high-stress environment, while balancing multiple client requests.
          3. Retained all accounts in the four years worked as a result of providing accurate predictions over market trends.
          4. Made critical suggestions and led the implementation of the new strategy, successfully increasing revenue by 40%.
          5. Generated leads and followed up on new business opportunities.
          6. Formulated market opinions based on fundamental and technical analysis to provide trade recommendations to speculators.
          7. Prepared and presented public seminars educating potential clients regarding opportunities using the futures market along with periodically providing market insight over public radio.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        10+ Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Senior
        Education
        Education
        MBA in Management

        Commodity Broker Resume

        Headline : Seeks to attain a most challenging position addressing the needs of inner-city youth through community outreach and diverse avenues of communication.

        Skills : Computer Proficient, Customer Service, Critical Thinker, Multi-Task Management.

        Description :

          1. Directed contact with clients, floor traders, and floor brokers via phone.
          2. Researched and analyzed markets, instructed, placed, and accepted by and sale orders.
          3. Organized, controlled, and managed client's equity and portfolios.
          4. Prospected phone calls per day/ 15-20 decision-maker contacts.
          5. Built and managed a 2 million dollar equity-trading book and generated $60,000.
          6. Designed and maintained a national sales portfolio.
          7. Monitored specific trades, advising clients to trade or liquidate if there were substantial losses.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        MBA in Management