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CDR is an award-winning, full-service direct response fundraising agency with more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising and advocacy. Our staff of account executives, analysts, creatives, production specialists, media experts and strategy consultants work together to create some of the most effective, multi-channel fundraising solutions in the United States.


Our client’s missions are our purpose and our passion. Together, we raise money to transform lives.


CDR is a Moore company, the largest direct marketing firm in the country dedicated to the nonprofit, association, and government sectors ( More about CDR and our clients can be found at      



The Senior Copywriter will have experience writing for direct mail and multi-channel integrated campaigns. The Senior Copywriter will have agency experience, excellent writing skills, know how to tell a compelling story and position an offer, be able to motivate a reader to take the action we want them to take, and enjoy working in a fast-paced creative environment.


  • Collaborates with Creative Director and Art Directors to develop new concepts for direct mail and digital campaigns.
  • Develops and delivers clear, concise, and compelling direct mail and digital copy for nonprofit organizations to help them raise funds to fulfill their missions.
  • Reviews campaign results and applies learnings.
  • Maintains consistent and compelling messaging according to each client’s brand guidelines.
  • Reflects the “voice” of a variety of clients in different verticals.
  • Works with account team partners to understand and effectively represent clients to donors and prospects.
  • Listens well and is receptive to internal and client feedback.
  • Supplements writing resources provided with internet research and interviews as needed.
  • Delivers a quality product in a high volume, fast-paced agency environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Experience writing direct response fundraising copy is mandatory.
  • Strong knowledge of direct mail concepts and multi-channel integrated strategies.
  • Strategic, highly conceptual thinker.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Comfort with a fast-paced agency environment and a variety of client service tasks.
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects while working independently and on teams.
  • Is organized, detail oriented, able to work independently and to manage multiple projects at once while meeting critical deadlines.
  • Proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint, Adobe InCopy a plus.
  • Other key competencies include quality management, adaptability, initiative and innovation, sound judgement, outstanding problem-solving abilities, and strong interpersonal skills.


Note: Qualified candidates must provide writing samples or access to a portfolio of work.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Creative Writing, or Liberal Arts preferred.


  • Five or more years of experience producing effective direct response fundraising copy in an agency environment required.
  • Experience writing direct response fundraising copy is mandatory.

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Our Benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged, and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and paid time off so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.


Each full-time position at CDR is eligible for our comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical & prescription, dental and vision insurance, employer paid Life, a Health Savings Account plan, Flexible Spending Account plans for health and dependent care, voluntary Short-term and Long-term Disability coverage, and other voluntary benefit options. We offer paid holidays, paid personal leave, paid volunteer leave, and paid family leave. Employees have the option to participate in a company-sponsored 401(k) plan. Several benefit plans have eligibility waiting periods.


CDR is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. CDR is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.




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