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Senior Copywriter

CDR Fundraising Group, a full-service direct marketing agency with offices in Bowie, MD and Arlington, VA, is seeking a seasoned direct response copywriter with experience writing for direct mail and digital to join our Creative Services Department. If you have excellent writing skills, know how to tell a compelling story, can motivate your reader to take the action you want them to take, and you have the desire to work in a fun, fast-paced creative environment —CDR wants you on our team. 

  • Develop and deliver clear, concise and compelling direct mail and digital copy for nonprofit organizations to help them raise funds to fulfill their missions.
  • Help conceptualize and develop new package concepts and digital campaigns.
  • Review and understand package performance results.
  • Work closely with client service, leadership and creative team members to conceptualize effective fundraising campaigns and offers for use in direct mail, digital and print channels.
  • Maintain consistent and compelling messaging according to each client’s brand guidelines.
  • Revise or redevelop new or existing campaigns based on internal and client feedback.
  • Edit and proofread at various stages of the development process.
  • Supplement writing resources provided with internet research and interviews as needed.
  • Be highly organized, detail oriented, able to work independently and to manage multiple projects at once while meeting critical deadlines.
  • Deliver a quality product in a high volume, fast-paced agency environment.
  • Travel for client meetings and events may be required.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed.

• Four-year degree in English, Journalism, Creative Writing, or Liberal Arts preferred.

  • Five or more years of experience producing effective direct mail fundraising copy.
  • Proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint. Experience with Adobe InCopy a plus.
  • Qualified candidates must provide writing samples or access to a portfolio of your work.
To Apply: 

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to with Senior Copywriter in the subject line.