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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External Relations Manager

PEN America seeks an experienced and skillful external relations manager to lead media relations and email marketing strategy. More

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Social Media Manager

PEN America seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented and strategic Social Media Manager to join the Communciatins Department. More

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Artists at Risk Program Assistant

The Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to fill the position of program assistant. More

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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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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