What does a Director of Business Development do?
A development director works within various organizations to secure funding and sponsorships. From managing department leaders in establishing fundraising plans, maintaining donor relationships and securing new ones, a development director advances the company's initiatives through actively seeking partners. Additionally, a development director will meet with important business partners and organize events. A development director analyzes reports and details the effectiveness of campaigns. They will meet with other members of the development team to plan ways to increase brand awareness and funding.
A bachelor's degree in business management, public relations or related field is generally required to attain this top-tier position in the department. Successful development director are proactive, self-motivated leaders who excel in a team setting. They consistently work to accomplish goals, motivate employees and increase their organization's revenue.
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