Workshop Facilitator

About BMNT:

BMNT is a unique company looking for people who are a great fit for our culture. We were founded in 2014 with the mission to help national security organizations solve problems. In 2016, Forbes Magazine named us one of America’s Top 25 veteran-founded startups and in 2018, INC ranked us as one of the 1,000 fastest growing private companies in the US. We work across the military, government, academic, startup, and corporate communities to address urgent technological and operational needs. We are looking for people with a passion for our mission, the ability to thrive in a chaotic environment, and a desire to elevate individual and team performance.

The role will be to join our Product Team as a facilitator. Our facilitators form the conduit for delivering our H4X Innovation Methodology to clients. Our product team includes: Entrepreneurs, bestselling authors, product managers, videographers, speakers, and aspiring comedians (basically our whole office). We take an unreasonable amount of satisfaction in building products which create change in the most complex, bureaucratic organizations. The Product Team plunges head first into uncertainty and constantly revises our work to drive value.

The time split will be: ½ Facilitation Activities / ¼  Product Development / ¼ Supporting other BMNT efforts. This is a junior-level position which is only available to U.S. citizens. There are openings in our Palo Alto, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C offices.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate workshops and training courses for senior personnel from diverse backgrounds

  • Design and improve BMNT curriculum, content, and facilitation

  • Work on multidisciplinary teams of 2-5 people focused on specific, measurable outcomes

  • Support sprint and product development activities for both clients and internal to BMNT

  • Represent BMNT at client meetings and other government events

  • Gain working level knowledge of innovation activities and methodologies (Crowdsourcing, Lean Startup, Design Thinking, Agile Engineering, Design Sprints, etc)

Job Requirements:

  • A record of leadership or taking initiative in work or extracurricular activities

  • Demonstrated passion and curiosity for subject matter relevant to BMNT (e.g. technology, national security, innovation, public policy)

  • Ability to adapt to large scale changes with minimal notice

  • Collaborative and proactive working style

  • Ability to manage and prioritize many concurrent tasks

  • Critical reading and writing skills for processing large amounts of complex information

  • Clear and concise communication skills and ability to present comfortably to large audiences

  • Sense of humor and empathy when dealing with large organizations

Nice-to-haves:

  • Graphic design or product experience

  • Technical or engineering experience

  • Familiarity with Design Thinking, Agile, Lean, etc.

  • Previous experience working with large organizations