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Careers in Campaigns - Communications

On Wednesday July 15, 2020

What you will learn

Part 2 of the Leadership Institute's Careers in Campaigns Series will teach you what it's like to work in campaign communications and how to succeed.

Experienced faculty will teach you about the job opportunities available in communications, what day-to-day life is like in campaign communications, and how you can strengthen your candidate's PR strategy.

You will learn:
  • About the types of jobs in campaign communications and what you should be applying to.
  • How to create a strong online presence for your candidate on social media, their website, and strengthen public perception of your candidate.
  • To handle the media, when to go on camera, when not to, and how to get the right message across.
  • To compose strong speeches and engage the audience.


Starts Wednesday, July 15

Wed 15:   6:00 PM  - 9:00 PM EDT


This training is online.




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What graduates say

Eric Dell

Eric Dell

Chief of Staff for Congressman Joe Wilson

"I encourage people to use the Leadership Institute as a way to network within conservative circles and a way to enhance their leadership skills. I always recommend LI's employment placement service to people searching for a job on Capitol Hill."

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

US Senator (R-KY), Senate Majority Leader

"Thanks to you (Morton) and everyone who has served on your staff. There are countless conservatives making a difference in public policy across the country. As one of your earliest students, I know firsthand what a wonderful foundation the Leadership Institute's education provides for someone involved in public service"

Your faculty

Elissa Bodenhorn

Elissa Bodenhorn

Former Operations Project Coordinator, Murphy Nasica

Elissa Bodenhorn is a seasoned campaign professional who most recently worked as Operations Project Coordinator at Murphy Nasica. There, she created press releases, managed social media campaigns, and coordinated grassroot...

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Scot Crockett

Scot Crockett

Director of Grassroots Engagement

Scot Crockett is Director of Grassroots Engagement at the Leadership Institute, where he helps conservatives become more effective campaigners.

Scot has spent much of his life volunteering for and working on politic...

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Ron Nehring

Ron Nehring

Director of International Training, Leadership Institute

Ron Nehring, Director of International Training at The Leadership Institute, is a Republican strategist and communications expert who served as National Spokesman in the 2016 Presidential campaign of Senator Ted Cruz.

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