An ambassador generally serves as a representative of a company or organization. This person can work in a variety of fields, and will sometimes act as a leader or figurehead of either an entire company or a division within the company. While a high school diploma (or equivalent) is often required, the typical educational and training requirements will depend on each business. Naturally, it is often required that an ambassador is highly knowledgeable of their employer and has a great deal of experience within the brand or company.
This person can work a variety of different hours, dependent on their exact responsibilities; as an ambassador is a representative, he/she does not typically work within an office, and is often required to represent a company in a variety of settings. Thus, travel is a necessity for this position.
An ambassador is generally a liaison between his/her company and the public, acting as a positive representative of their organization. An ambassador may also be responsible for assisting in recruitment for the company, event hosting/management and public speaking. This person should have highly-developed communication skills, including public speaking, interpersonal, conversational, telephone, and electronic communication.
An ambassador should generally be an upbeat and outgoing person with great confidence. This person should be self-motivated, maintain an excellent work ethic, and pay great attention to their personal appearance and punctuality. It is important that an ambassador is highly-detailed, has an adaptable personality, and has great “people skills” that are implemented daily.
Direct and lead Foreign Service Officers.
Coordinate other representatives and diplomats within the assigned country.
Act as representative in another country or international organization.
Report and offer expertise on the status and affairs of the assigned country.