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DK-København (Copenhagen)


Junior Trader 

Are you ready to embark on a career in global trade? Do you want to join Europe’s biggest trading company within the meat industry and be part of an international business with vibrant global markets? Do you thrive on working in a fastmoving and dynamic environment? Then this job could be your next career move. We are looking for person to our new sales division.


Your new role

As our new Junior Trader in our Copenhagen office, your primary role the first year or two will be to support and learn from one of our Senior Export Managers to become an independent trader in our new sales division. This will be a journey of constant learning and growth, that will set you on a path to a career in the global trade.


In your new role, you will play an important part in ESS-FOOD’s activities:


  • You will learn and experience being responsible for a broad spectrum of busines areas. This responsibility includes administrative aspects, such as updates of documentation and specifications, as well as commercial aspects such as: defining the product strategy, technical control of production processes, close collaboration with quality department and production to ensure that revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.
  • You will learn about and eventually lead our product management effort within the category specifications and food safety.
  • You will run and develop processes within our daily deliveries working closely with our shipping team and partners to ensure optimal service level.
  • You will be part of a major transformation aimed at creating a new and sustainable food supply. In this, you will have the possibility to develop new purchase and sales channels. Business initiations, negotiations, contract management, will all be part of your daily activities as well. You will get the opportunity to immerse in these areas and you will experience a high level of professional creativity. You will be in contact with networks all over the world and have an international exposure. Your role will also give you the opportunity to travel and learn a lot about different markets.    
  • Most importantly: Every day you will grow, expand your network, learn, and have fun.

Your professional skills


  • You might be a recent graduate from a relevant education - most likely with a commercial focus.
  • You might have experience with sales.
  • Fluent in written/oral English and Danish. Knowledge of German, Eastern European and Latin languages will be an advantage, but not a requirement.  


Your personal skills


  • You have a target driven mind set.
  • You have passion for sales.
  • You are organized and manage your tasks with considerable initiative and structure.
  • You are openminded and outcoming, good in communication.

Join us and apply now. We call in for interviews and assess on an on-going basis and hire according to qualifications.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Anna Martesen, Senior Export Manager, on phone number +45 2949 9059.

About us
We are a global supplier of different food products within the Danish Crown family. With 20 offices in 18 countries and annual sales of over 400.000 tonnes, ESS-FOOD is among the leading suppliers of products to food manufacturers, retailers, caterers, and distributors throughout the world. 


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