Development Director develops goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns. Designs and implements marketing programs and special events to maximize prospect/donor engagement. Being a Development Director manages and develops a prospect portfolio to optimize fundraising opportunities. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Development Director typically reports to top management. The Development Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Development Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.