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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Media Literacy Training Coordinator

PEN America seeks an innovative, energetic, and highly organized training coordinator for a new national program to promote media literacy. More

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Producer, Literary Programs

PEN America seeks an ambitious and highly organized communications coordinator (digital content) to support its growing visibility as a global leader in the defense of free expression. More

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Communications Coordinator (Digital Content)

PEN America seeks an ambitious and highly organized communications coordinator (digital content) to support its growing visibility as a global leader in the defense of free expression. More

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Membership and Outreach Assistant

PEN America seeks an inspired, diligent, and ambitious assistant to facilitate the day-to-day operations of the Membership and national outreach department. More

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Advocacy Coordinator

PEN America seeks an energetic, engaging, and highly organized advocacy coordinator for our Washington, D.C. office. More

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Literary Awards Program Director

PEN America seeks a dedicated, skilled, and seasoned professional for a critical role in our company as the Literary Awards Program Director. More

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Project Coordinator, Campus Free Speech

PEN America seeks a dynamic and detail-oriented project manager to join our acclaimed program defending free speech at U.S. colleges and universities. More