Development Manager manages the daily activities of a non-profit organization's development programs. Assists in the development of goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns. Being a Development Manager plans and implements marketing programs and special events to maximize prospect/donor engagement. Develops and maintains a prospect portfolio to optimize fundraising opportunities. Additionally, Development Manager requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Development Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Development Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.