Become an Ambassador

The CIArb’s Young Members’ Group is looking for Ambassadors to promote its work around the world.

Becoming a YMG Ambassador gives you the opportunity to positively contribute to the development of ADR on a local basis, and develop your professional profile at the same time.

In order to apply to become a YMG Ambassador, you must be:

  1. A member of the CIArb of any grade (Associate, Member or Fellow);
  2. Aged 40 or under;
  3. Keen to support and promote the work of the CIArb and YMG in their region;
  4. Based in a jurisdiction where there is not presently a local YMG (details of existing local YMGs are available here)

Please note that student members are not eligible to apply to become a YMG Ambassador.

The role of a YMG Ambassador is to:

  • Support the work of the YMG Global Steering Committee and report to the YMG Global Steering Committee in respect of proposed events, activities and initiatives in their region;
  • Promote the work of the CIArb and YMG globally throughout their network e.g. via social media, professional contacts, local universities;
  • Build relationships with other young members in their region;
  • Build relationships between the YMG and local professional organisations in their region e.g. young arbitration/engineering/construction organisations;
  • Identify opportunities for the YMG to act as a supporting organisation or co-organiser in respect of ADR events in their region;
  • Prepare short articles and provide photographs of events in their region where the YMG has acted as a supporting organisation or co-organiser for publication;
  • Identify opportunities to give presentations at local universities in their region about the CIArb, YMG and the free student membership;
  • Promote the YMG’s global initiatives to their network, including the annual Essay Competition, Annual Conference and opportunities to contribute to the YMG Newsletter, to highlight membership benefits and strengthen brand awareness.

What do we require from you?

  • An active contribution to the work of the YMG;
  • A twelve-month commitment – YMG Ambassadors are appointed for a minimum of one month.

Apply to become a YMG Ambassador