• Communications, Communications Plan

    Candidate Political Campaign Communications Plan Template

    By Lily Doctoroff May 21, 2019
  • Campaign Field Plan

    Candidate Political Campaign Field Plan Template

    By Lily Doctoroff May 16, 2019
  • Spotlights, Uncategorized

    NDTC Staff Spotlight: Rose Clouston

    By Walter Santiago May 14, 2019
  • Campaign Fundraising and Finance, Uncategorized

    Candidate Political Campaign Fundraising Plan Template

    By Lily Doctoroff May 9, 2019
  • Campaign Fundamentals

    Candidate Political Campaign Plan Template and Guide

    By Lily Doctoroff May 2, 2019
  • How to Run for Office

    What Office Should I Run For?

    By Lily Doctoroff April 30, 2019

Candidate Political Campaign Communications Plan Template

Let’s Talk! This week we want to talk about your campaign’s communication plan. There’s much more to a political campaign communication plan than how and when to talk to constituents. A communications plan organizes who the campaign’s target audiences are, what messages you’re using to communicate to them, and how you will communicate with these audiences en masse. Your plan [...]

May 21st, 2019

NDTC Staff Spotlight: Rose Clouston

Behind the scenes with NDTC's Director of Online Trainings

Rose Clouston is the Director of Online Trainings at NDTC. In this interview, we go behind the scenes with her at The NDTC headquarters. Tell us about yourself! What has your professional life looked like and how did you get your start in politics? The first campaign I worked on was John Kerry's 2004 presidential. I was a student at [...]

May 14th, 2019

Candidate Political Campaign Fundraising Plan Template

Let’s Talk Fundraising! For the month of May, we’re going to take a closer look at the different elements of NDTC’s sample campaign plan. The first element we want to explore is our sample campaign fundraising plan. Fundraising is an integral component of any campaign. From small-scale local elections to immense congressional campaigns, every candidate must raise funds in order [...]

May 9th, 2019

What Office Should I Run For?

When you decide you want to run for public office you have to make a lot of important decisions. Before any of those decisions are made there is one question that you need to answer before anything else; what office should I run for? If you’re considering running for office the choice of which office is best for you may [...]

April 30th, 2019

Trainer Spotlight: Jeff Greene

Reading Time: 2 minutes NDTC is proud to have trainers throughout the country who teach at our incredible Blue Bench Trainings. Each month, we spotlight one of our trainers to learn more about their backgrounds and their favorite part of being a trainer at NDTC!

April 23rd, 2019

7 Tips For Effective Digital Volunteer Management

A crowded 2020 primary and a critical general election make activating strong networks of digital volunteers, and effective volunteer management, a necessity. Digital organizing offers an efficient and scalable way to do that quickly. By organizing online, campaigns can build powerful digital communities and mobilize supporters year-round. These seven tips will help you make the most of your organizing work [...]

April 4th, 2019