The Community Media Workshop provides tailored workshops, coaching and consulting to nonprofit organizations interested in deepening their staff’s communications skills or honing in on a specific issue or campaign.
To learn more about custom training and coaching, contact the Workshop at 312-369-6400 or e-mail Maggie Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org
Like a well-tailored suit, our custom trainings are designed just for you. We will create a training that specifically meets the needs of your organization and staff. All of our trainings are interactive and hands-on, and participants regularly give us high marks on the content provided, as well as the overall experience.
We offer a variety of half-day and full-day custom trainings for nonprofits and small businesses including:
Social Media 101, Social Media Strategy, Sharing Stories and Going Viral, Essential Facebook Skills, Social Media Policy, Advanced Social Media Skills, Using Social Media to Connect with Reporters
Messaging & Strategy
Developing and Sharpening Your Message, The Art of Storytelling, Strategy and Framing, Sharing Stories Online
Spokesperson Skills, Practice Interviews and Video Taping, Bridging and Flagging, Becoming an Expert Spokesperson
PowerPoint Basics, Creating a Powerful Presentation, Public Speaking Skills
Media Boot Camp, Power Pitching, Writing to the Make the News, Communications in a Shifting Media Landscape, Getting Interviewed, Finding the Right Reporter (using the Getting On Air, Online & Into Print media guide)
Developing a WordPress Website, E-Newsletters that Get Clicks, Online Communications Strategy, Make a Video, Blogging Basics
Does your organization have a specific communications need or dilemma? The Community Media Workshop provides custom coaching and consulting to nonprofits with an identified communications opportunity or challenge. Feel free to give us a call. We’ll offer advice and let you know if the Workshop can help. If we’re not the right fit, we’ll refer you to another nonprofit communications specialist.
Organizations We Have Trained and Coached
The Greater Chicago Food Depository, The Chicago Community Trust, Rockefeller Brothers, AARP Illinois, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, The Mott Foundation, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Lake County Community Foundation, Allied Research in Chicagoland Communities, Neighborhood Housing Services, The Roderick MacArthur Justice Center, LISC’s Institute for Comprehensive Community Development, Chicago Department of Public Health, Heartland International, World Chicago, Illinois Education Fund, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Women of Power, GrandFamilies, Chicago Fair Trade, Huron River Watershed Council, The Erb Foundation, Asian American Institute , GoodWorks/Lumpkin Family Foundation, The Pierce Foundation
Are you ready for your custom coaching or training or have questions? Contact us now at 312-369-6400 or e-mail Maggie Walker at email@example.com.