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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Executive Office Coordinator

PEN America seeks a highly organized, proactive, and efficient Executive Officer Coordinator to support the senior leadership team. More

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Senior Manager, International Media Strategy

seeks a dynamic and expert senior manager of international media strategy to build and promote media awareness of PEN America’s efforts to protect free expression internationally. More