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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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PEN America seeks a database manager to support the data needs of our expanding organization. More

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Digital Policy Lead

PEN America seeks a dynamic and experienced fundraising events professional to serve as deputy director of special events. More

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Assistant, Digital Communications

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

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Deputy Director, Media Relations

PEN America seeks a seasoned communications professional to embark on the role of deputy director of communications and marketing. More

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