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Posted: 10/31/2012

Pleasant Retreat: The Governor William Owsley House Museum
Development/Fundraising/Event Planning

Pleasant Retreat: The Governor William Owsley House Museum is seeking a Director of Development. The Governor William Owsley House, Pleasant Retreat, was saved from demolition in 1993. The State of Kentucky, dedicated Garrard County citizens, and faithful Owsley family descendants restored the historic landmark. This young museum is owned by Garrard County and under the direction of a board of trustees.

Director of Development
Professional Opportunity
Lancaster, KY
$Self Generated

We are seeking an energetic, extroverted, business-minded Director of Development to promote Pleasant Retreat and develop and manage an operating budget. Living quarters are provided (including utilities) on museum property.





Grant Writing


Plan/Execute Events

Community Outreach

Nurture Museum Membership


Strong public speaking skills and excellent ability to write persuasively.

Confident budgeting and financial analysis skills.

Proven success in event planning.

Strong computer skills.

Time management skills.

Independent worker.

Education: Must hold a Bachelors degree in Philanthropic Studies, Marketing, Business, Nonprofit Management or related degree. Trained in raising funds for nonprofit organizations.

Experience: Proven success in fundraising and nonprofit management.

Salary: Self-Generated. Living quarters are provided (including utilities).


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How to apply
To Apply: Send Cover Letter and Resume to: Travis Rose 656 Stanford Road Lancaster, KY 40444 Or email attachments of the above to director@owsleyhouse.org Deadline: November 30, 2012 (or until filled)
Travis Rose
Phone: 859.792.9639
Governor William Owsley House
656 Stanford Road
Lancaster, KY 40444

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