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Wellstone Action Advanced Campaign Manager Training
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12/9/2009 to 12/13/2009
When: December 9th - 13th
Where: St. Paul, Minnesota 
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Wellstone Action is hosting another one of their great Advanced Campaign Management School from December 9 - 13 in St. Paul, MN. 

This intensive four and a half-day training is designed for individuals with a high-level of past electoral experience and those who plan to play leadership roles in 2010 campaigns.  Drawing on cutting-edge best practices and led by expert practitioners with decades of electoral success, this training is for people serious about managing winning progressive campaigns.

Participation in this training is by application-only.  The deadline is Monday, October 12th; all applicants will be notified of their application status by Monday, October 19th.

Special Note:  Dues-paying members of Democratic GAIN who get accepted into the training will receive 10% off the registration dues - that's a $50 savings for your $35 GAIN membership!  (Mention you heard about the training and are a dues-paying member of GAIN on your application in order to take advantage of the discount.  The offer only applies to current, dues-paying members.  Click here for more information on GAIN membership)

Training sessions and exercises will focus on core campaign competencies, including:

    * Campaign planning and budgeting
    * Message development and delivery
    * Earned and paid media
    * Targeting and direct voter contact (voter registration, ID, persuasion, and GOTV)
    * Direct mail
    * Issue and opposition research
    * Online organizing
    * Fundraising
    * Management and leadership

The training will take place in Saint Paul, MN, and will run from 9:00am to 9:00pm each day starting December 9th, and end by early afternoon on Sunday, December, 13th.  The cost of attending this training is $500, which includes our book, Winning Your Election the Wellstone Way, materials, and meals during the training.  A limited number of scholarships will be available.  This does not include travel and lodging.  Click here to download an application.