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Philanthropy Manager III (Major Gifts)

Company: Christian Appalachian Project
Date Posted: December 1, 2017

Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) seeks a dynamic and team-oriented individual as Philanthropy Manager III, to function as Estates and Trust Officer, Dynamic Team Leader, Events planner, and Compliance Manager.  This position will attend to and troubleshoot complex planned gifts including IRAs, gifts of stock, and real estate.  Additionally, they will proactively lead a team to support Philanthropy Department functions including Presidential and Planned/Major Gifts administration; Donor Event Planning; Church Relations; and State Registration compliance. 

CAP is the leading human services organization helping people in need in Appalachia, the 32nd largest human services organization and the 295th largest charity in America, is headquartered in Paintsville, KY, in Johnson County. This position is located in Lexington, KY.

The Philanthropy Manager III reports to the Director of Philanthropy and serves as a member of the Major Gifts team, working closely with other members of the Philanthropy Division, including Direct Response Fundraising, Communications, and Customer Service.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, with two or more years of Accounting Experience.  Emphasis on charitable giving and compliance preferred.  Also required is 2 or more years of effective team leadership experience.  Events planning is preferred.

Involvement with a faith-based and/or human service organization is preferred. Desirable assets include: personal integrity, a desire to fully support CAP’s mission and core values (lives Christian principles, has a servant’s heart, and is compassionate). A demonstrated knowledge of key development areas, especially major and planned gifts, competent oral and written communication skills, and proactive team leadership, and working collaboratively with others is expected.

If interested and qualified please send resume to or

Christian Appalachian Project
Human Resources #2952
PO Box 1768
Paintsville, KY 41240