The Charity Copywriter

Hi, I’m James Barry. I’m a copywriter working (mostly) in the charity sector helping good organisations like yours to raise more money. Get in touch to find out what I could do for you.


July 3, 2015

Blog: When writing appeals, be clear you’re asking for money…

This piece was first published on The Professional Copywriters’ Network website. In the competitive world of charity direct mail, you sometimes have to push smaller organisations to ask their supporters for help more clearly. Charity direct mail has come under intense scrutiny in the media recently following the tragic death of Olive Cooke. Miss Cooke reportedly received hundreds of appeals […]

James is an excellent wordsmith. He can really get to the heart of a charity’s values, and knows exactly the right choice of words to encourage their supporters to donate.

"Matt Collins – Platypus Digital"

James is a fantastic writer with great knowledge and understanding of what works in the charity sector. He is always quick to understand the brief and provides invaluable input throughout the whole creative process, making himself available until the very end.

"Stephanie Bossey – Samaritans"