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ADF Advocates for Your Right to Freely Live out Your Faith

Everyone says they want to change the world. We’re looking for people who actually will.

Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Please visit to view our Statement of Faith and Doctrinal Distinctives.


Alliance Defending Freedom is looking for a highly professional Copywriter to join us in our Scottsdale, AZ or Lansdowne, VA office.  As a Copywriter, you are a vital part of the Communications Team. In this role, you will report to the Content Director and are responsible for writing and shaping content to meet fundraising and advocacy objectives.

Your Essential Responsibilities:

In this position, you will:

  • Write compelling, action-oriented marketing and fundraising materials to advance the strategic priorities of ADF across digital and print channels, including email, web, ads, direct mail, and more
  • Act as a frontline brand manager by shaping the audience’s perception of ADF
  • Write in a conversational, simple, concrete, and personally engaging manner — quickly answering why readers should care about something or how it affects them
  • Craft, review, and shape content, including emails, commentary, reports, resources, and other content to meet advocacy, fundraising, and communication objectives
  • Stay updated on new developments and trends in fundraising and marketing communications

Other Responsibilities (Non-Essential):

  • You will be asked to perform related duties or special projects as assigned.

Skills you need to succeed:

Demonstrated proficiency in:

  • Strong fundraising, marketing, creative, and persuasive writing skills
  • Taking complex information and boiling it down to powerful, engaging content that motivates people to act
  • Understanding of writing principles and techniques for fundraising and marketing writing (including strong headlines, the use of hyperlinks, multimedia, calls to action, and other digital and search engine optimization (SEO) elements)

Ability to:

  • Multitask with strong attention to detail
  • Think creatively, problem-solve, and be flexible
  • Take initiative and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Work effectively both cross-team and independently

Education and/or experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in fundraising, communications, marketing, or a writing or internet-related field
  • 3-5 years’ experience in internet marketing and/or copywriting for web
  • Experience with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategy, website Content Management Systems (CMS), and working knowledge of basic HTML elements preferred
  • Experience in fundraising preferred, including email, digital, direct mail, major donor experience or experience writing foundation proposals or reports

To complete your application, please attached a portfolio of your work with your application or if the files are too large, email it to


We have it! Alliance Defending Freedom offers team members a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes major medical insurance, dental care, medical and dependent care reimbursement, paid disability, long-term care insurance, and life insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a generous company match. Work and life balance is important to the well-being of our team members. You will receive paid time off (PTO) that starts accruing from your hire date and 11 paid holidays per year.

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ADF is the world's largest legal organization committed to protecting religious freedom, free speech, the sanctity of life, marriage and family, and parental rights.