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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Executive Assistant, Los Angeles

PEN America seeks an executive assistant to support the Executive Director and day-to-day and development operations of the PEN America Los Angeles office. More

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Senior Manager, Donor Engagement and Events

PEN America seeks a fundraising events professional to lead, produce, and execute the organization’s events, build and cultivate relationships, and develop sponsorship partners. More

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Project Coordinator, Online Harassment Defense

PEN America seeks a dynamic and detail-oriented project coordinator to join our efforts to defend writers, journalists, and artists, as well as their allies and employers, against online abuse… More

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Part-Time Programs Coordinator, Los Angeles

PEN America seeks a creative, dynamic, proactive, and detail-oriented part-time Programs Coordinator to support the day-to-day operations of the PEN America Los Angeles programs and events team. More

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Digital Freedom Specialist

PEN America seeks a Digital Freedom Specialist with the vision and skills to drive forward PEN America’s engagement on issues at the intersection of free expression and technology. More