We surveyed 404 ambassadors to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical ambassador. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an ambassador?

Low

High

Working as an ambassador typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that ambassadors are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become an ambassador?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an ambassador typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an ambassador?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as an ambassador. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for ambassadors.

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Do ambassadors work full-time or part-time?

22% of ambassadors work in full-time roles while 78% work part-time.

Is being an ambassador stressful?

Low

High

Ambassadors tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.

Is being organized important as an ambassador?

Low

High

Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being an ambassador.

How competitive is the workplace for ambassadors?

Low

High

Competition at work is not common for ambassadors.

Does being an ambassador require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for ambassadors.

Are ambassadors allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Ambassadors are afforded a certain level of ability to express themselves creatively, compared to other careers.

Do ambassadors have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally ambassadors will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.

Is being an ambassador physically demanding?

Low

High

Work as an ambassadors is not the most physically demanding of careers, falling in the bottom half of all careers.

Are ambassadors exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

While sometimes repetitive, ambassadors tend to have opportunities for variety in their work.

Does being an ambassador require attention to detail?

Low

High

Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as an ambassador.

Does being a good ambassador require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

Being compassionate and empathetic is considered helpful to those looking to pursue careers as ambassadors.