Top Fundraising Executive plans and directs all aspects of an organization's fundraising policies and capital development initiatives. Develops fundraising strategies and campaigns. Being a Top Fundraising Executive researches new methods of fundraising and determines feasibility of new fundraising programs. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Top Fundraising Executive demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to top management. The Top Fundraising Executive manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Top Fundraising Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience.