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Commercial Advisor for Wind Team in Houston 

Deadline for application: June 10, 2023

Do you want to pursue an international career? Are you passionate about clean energy? Would you like to help Danish companies shape the future of onshore wind in North America? Then you might be our new Wind Commercial Advisor in Houston.

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the growth of onshore wind power in the US is projected to rapidly accelerate from a current capacity of ~140GW to around ~280GW by 2030.

Based out of the leading onshore wind state in Houston, Texas, work you will work to assist Danish companies with exploring market opportunities and creating partnerships with US wind energy stakeholders. You will be an integrated part of the Trade Council of Denmark in North America’s Wind Energy Advisory and Energy team, with colleagues across US and Canada specializing in offshore- and onshore wind energy, biogas, hydrogen, and Power-to-X.

The Wind Energy Advisory works closely with Danish and North American companies, trade organizations, NGOs, and government entities. Your work tasks will include market and policy research, expanding our existing network of North American stakeholders, planning delegation visits to and from Denmark, and promoting Danish onshore technologies to US stakeholders.


Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Identifying and pursuing export opportunities for Danish onshore wind companies
  • Fostering knowledge sharing between our Danish partners and North American onshore wind companies, authorities, and consultant engineers
  • Organizing events, workshops, road shows, and delegations to and from Denmark
  • Staying updated on the latest market and federal developments within the US onshore wind industry
  • Sharing knowledge and experiences with colleagues in the Trade Council in North America and other missions across the globe
  • Representing The Trade Council of Denmark in North America and our Danish partners at summits and conferences in Denmark, the US, and Canada
  • Give and receive feedback with your colleagues in the Wind Advisory.
  • Support other Trade Council teams when needed – not at least our offshore wind team as well as our hydrogen/PtX team


Required qualifications

  • You have a curious mindset and a passion for wind and clean energy
  • You have work experience from the wind sector
  • You are a team player
  • You are ambitious, outgoing, and have good coordination skills
  • You work efficiently both on your own and in teams
  • You have an excellent command of Danish and English (written and spoken)
  • You thrive in taking the initiative and following up on important leads
  • You have relevant education, preferably in engineering, business, economics, political science, or law


Employment conditions

  • We offer full-time employment for three years on a local contract with the possibility of extension
  • Your standard working hours will be 37 hours per week, with a large degree of flexibility in organizing your daily working hours
  • You will be entitled to 25 days of paid vacation per year
  • Your salary will reflect your qualifications, relevant experience, and proven work-related results 
  • Benefits and other conditions are based on the Embassy Staff Handbook


Questions and application process

For any questions regarding the position, please feel free to contact Tobias Rossel, Team Lead – Wind Energy Advisory. To apply for the position, please send your application (cover letter, CV, proof of relevant education, recommendations, and 2-3 references) in English to Tobias Rossel at: [email protected] marked “Wind Commercial Advisor – Onshore” no later than June 10, 2023.
Interviews will be scheduled as relevant candidates apply. The chosen candidate must be able to present a “No Criminal Record” and pass security clearance by the Danish authorities prior to employment.


About us

The Trade Council is the governmental export and investment promotion organization under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The organization comprises all governmental activities designed to promote Danish export and foreign investment in Denmark under one roof. Our purpose is to bring value to our clients in Denmark in terms of growth and job creation. For further information, visit

The Trade Council attaches great importance to equal opportunities for all and therefore welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of race, sex, religion, age, or disability.