Description: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. Responsibilities: • 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.
Education:• Four-year degree in English, Journalism, Creative Writing, or Liberal Arts preferred.
Experience:• 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.
Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Allison Reep, CDR HR Generalist at firstname.lastname@example.org with Senior Copywriter in the subject line.