Employment Opportunities

PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide. We champion the freedom to write, recognizing the power of the word to transform the world. Our mission is to unite writers and their allies to celebrate creative expression and defend the liberties that make it possible.

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Current Career Opportunities

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Director of Activism and Engagement

PEN America seeks an innovative director of activism and engagement to mobilize writers and their allies on free expression and social justice issues. More

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Foundations Relations Assistant

PEN America seeks a highly organized and detail oriented individual as a foundations relations assistant to work in the development department. More

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Festival Programs Manager

The Festival programs manager will curate programming and develop audience engagement for the annual PEN World Voices Festival and other events. More

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Senior Accountant

PEN America seeks a skilled, efficient, and detail-oriented senior accountant to support our finance operations. More