Event Assistant, Mediation Competition – Global Partnerships and Development (Paris)

The ICC Global Events team is recruiting an Event Assistant to provide hands-on support with the organisation and management of the 20th ICC Mediation Competition

As the institutional representative of over 45 million businesses in more than 170 countries, the International Chamber of Commerce operates with a core mission to “make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere”. 

We act as the primary voice of the real economy in a range of intergovernmental organisations – from the World Trade Organization to the UN climate process – championing the needs of local business in global decision making. 

The convening power of our global network enables us to set rules and standards that facilitate over $17 trillion dollars in trade each year – as well as providing tailored products and digital services that directly address the real challenges faced by businesses operating internationally. 

We also provide the world’s premier private global dispute resolution services, leveraging ICC’s unique independence, integrity and expertise. 

The ICC Mediation Competition —part of ICC Mediation Week (#ICCMW) — is ICC’s largest educational event of the year. It is the biggest international moot worldwide dedicated exclusively to international commercial mediation and brings together over 500 participants including professional mediators, academics and students. The Competition offers more than 100 mock mediation sessions, training sessions, a Professional Roundtable and numerous social events across seven days.                          

The ICC Global Events team is currently looking for an Event Assistant to provide hands-on support with the organisation and management of the 20th ICC Mediation Competition, which will take place in February 2025. As Event Assistant you will not work on ICC case management but will support the organisation of the Competition gaining practical experience in a global organisation and truly international environment. You will be in contact with leading ADR professionals and with representatives of companies, law firms, consultancy firms and business schools leading the field of ADR. 

The role is a six-month contract (CDD) and will be located in ICC Global Headquarters in Paris. 

The role 

Reporting directly to the Project Manager in the ICC Global Events team, your responsibilities will be to: 


Terms and conditions  

Estimated start date: September 2024 

Department: Global Partnerships and Development 

Location: ICC International Headquarters, Paris 

Contract type and duration: CDD (six-month contract) 

How to apply: Interested candidates should send their application to our Talent Acquisition team at iccmediationcompetition@iccwbo.org and specify “Events Assistant – ICC Mediation competition” in the subject line of your email application. 

Please include: 

Closing date for applications: 31 July 2024 

At ICC, we make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere. And when we say “everyone”, we mean it. We celebrate the diversity of our people and strive to inspire acceptance, cultivate a culture where difference matters, inclusion is essential, and equality of opportunity is for everyone.