NDTC & Maryland Democratic Party: 2022 Candidate Training Series 2/23/2022, 3/2/2022, 3/16/2022, 3/30/2022 - National Democratic Training Committee

NDTC & Maryland Democratic Party: 2022 Candidate Training Series

Mar 30, 2022 - March 30, 2022

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About the event

Join the Maryland Democratic Party and the NDTC this February and March for a Candidate Training Series. We will be offering four unique sessions on a variety of topics to help your campaign run successfully!
Throughout this series you will learn:
  1. How to Build Your Political Campaign Communications Plan
  2. How to Build Your Political Campaign Fundraising Plan
  3. Create Effective Digital Calls to Action
  4. Running in a Red District
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Sessions

How to Build Your Political Campaign Communications Plan

Feb 23, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

You will learn the following in this training:

  • Understand what a political campaign communications plan is and its importance.
  • Dissect the different parts and metrics of your campaign communications plan.
  • Practice building a goal for your campaign communications plan.

A recommended (but not required) mini lesson is How to Adapt Your Political Campaign’s Communications Plan

 

How to Build Your Political Campaign Fundraising Plan

Mar 2, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

You will learn the following in this training:

  • Understand what a political campaign fundraising plan is and its importance.
  • Dissect the different parts and metrics of your campaign fundraising plan.
  • Practice building a goal for your campaign fundraising plan.

A recommended (but not required course) is Writing Your Fundraising Plan.

 

Create Effective Digital Calls to Action

Mar 16, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

You will learn the following in the training:

  • Understand how to convince people to take action on behalf of your campaign.
  • Analyze examples of digital calls to action.
  • Create calls to action that drive your supporters to vote, donate, and volunteer.

This is a deep dive specifically into digital calls to action. If you need a refresher on social media strategy or email strategy, please view our on-demand academy for resources.

A recommended (but not required course) is Creating Calls to Action. 

 

Running in a Red District

Mar 30, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm ET

You will learn the following in this training:

  • Explain possible differences when running for office in a red district.
  • Understand the unique challenges of direct voter contact in a red district.
  • Evaluate components of effective persuasion conversations.

A recommended (but not required) blog for this training is Running in a Red District.

 

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Event Details
virtual live training
Mar 30, 2022 - March 30, 2022
What to Expect

We will be using Zoom for this webinar, and please test out using Zoom prior to this meeting. We encourage downloading the app version (instead of viewing directly in your web browser) so that you can fully participate in any breakout groups.

Your Zoom link is visible once registered for this event on our website, and the Zoom link will be emailed as a reminder to you 30 minutes prior to the start of the training.  Zoom will ask you to verify that you’re an authorized user. This is a security measure we’ve added – all you need to do is sign in to a free Zoom account (this is different from your traindemocrats.org account). For more information on how to set up your Zoom account, please click here.

NDTC will record this event: by attending, you give NDTC permission to take photographs and record videos including me at this event, and to use them for its internal and external purposes.