Direct Response Fundraising Specialist - AARP Foundation, Washington, DC

AARP Foundation is seeking a Direct Response Specialist to join our fundraising team. The position provides coordination and support for direct response and development fundraising activities utilizing direct mail, email and web to fund national advocacy/charitable programs. The ideal candidate has experience in coordinating large, complex direct mail, Internet, and/or phone-based programs to support charitable or advocacy programs. Extreme attention to detail and accuracy required. Experience reviewing fundraising copy, tracking edits, and working with production partners to produce fundraising materials. Experience with computer, database, and spreadsheet programs. Ability to interact and communicate effectively with vendors and internal business units within a fast paced team environment. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree and 3 more years related experience in development and/or direct response fundraising (mail and/or Internet); or an equivalent combination of training and experience related to the duties of the position. AARP Foundation is AARP’s 501 c3 charitable affiliate. Through the Foundation’s many groundbreaking and innovative programs and services, we create and advance effective solutions to meet their basic needs for nutritious food, safe and affordable housing, adequate income and much-needed personal connections. Please visit this link for a full job description: