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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Programs Manager—Los Angeles Office

PEN America seeks a creative, dynamic, and detail-oriented programs manager to develop and produce mission-focused public events and manage programs. 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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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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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