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

Interim Director of Development

PEN America is seeking an interim director of development to start immediately and serve from June to December 2018 leading a busy, multifaceted development effort on a full-time basis… More

Social Media Manager

PEN America seeks a skilled, innovative, and energized social media manager to drive the digital strategies that advance our initiatives to celebrate and defend free expression in the United… More

Director of National Outreach

PEN America, a dynamic organization of writers and their allies celebrating and defending free expression, seeks a director of national outreach to be a key liaison with diverse PEN… More

PEN America Boston Representative

PEN America is seeking a dynamic and creative representative to develop and carry out programming and build support in the Boston area. More

Campus Free Speech Initiative Project Director

PEN America seeks a program director to lead our efforts on defending free speech and open discourse at U.S. colleges and universities. The director will lead PEN America’s work… More