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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Research Report Consultant, Diversity in Publishing

PEN America seeks a consultant to research and write a report documenting how questions of race inflect the trade publishing process through the experiences of individuals within the book industry. More

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Assistant, Communications (Graphic Design)

PEN America seeks an ambitious and highly organized creative communications assistant to support its growing visibility as a global leader in the defense of free expression. More

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Associate Controller

PEN America seeks a skilled, analytical, and detail-oriented associate controller to support our finance operations. More

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Executive Assistant and Board Liaison

PEN America seeks a highly organized, diligent, skilled, and energetic individual for full-time work as a high-level executive assistant and liaison to the Board of Trustees. More

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Program Director, PEN Across America

PEN America seeks a program director for PEN Across America to direct partnership strategy and serve as the lead liaison with diverse PEN America communities throughout the United States. More