Copywriter

Position Summary:

Are you a whiz with words? Do you have a passion for persuasion? Does your copy make people laugh, cry and open their wallets? If doing what you love for a good cause is your dream job, look no further. Brad Cecil & Associates, Inc., a nationally respected full-service fundraising agency with an emphasis in direct response, seeks a full time, in-house Copywriter to create exceptional fundraising communication for our nonprofit clients. This is a junior level position.

The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, English or related field and two years of copywriting experience, preferably in direct response fundraising. This person must have a heart for nonprofit work and be motivated by the desire to help organizations make a difference in the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing conversational direct response fundraising letters
  • Writing donor-focused newsletters
  • Writing fundraising emails, social media posts and other digital communication
  • Must be a self-starter and have exceptional follow-through
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Interest in fundraising process and strong desire to work with nonprofits
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to contribute to a team effort
  • Planning, preparing for and attending creative meetings
  • Working closely with client service and creative departments to see projects through to completion
  • Ensure projects meet deadline

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, English or related field

Experience:

  • 2 years of copywriting experience, preferably in direct response, marketing or advertising

Skills:

  • Position requires excellent conversational style writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook

Email your résumé, a cover letter specific to this position and relevant writing samples to: careers@cecilcommunication.com. Applicants will not be considered without the inclusion of all requested items. We can’t wait to hear from you!