In addition to the Program Assistant Position we posted on June 18th, we’ve added a second part-time program assistant position who will help coordinate our awards programming, our reading series, and multiple education programs. Program Assistant Position Description PEN/Faulkner seeks a part-time Program Coordinator to assist with the administration of a national literary award, a high-profile reading series, and multiple educational programs. The position will focus on managing public events, and core functions will include logistical coordination of the PEN/Faulkner Reading Series and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction submission process, as well as basic website management. We seek candidates who have:
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Excellent writing and communication skills
- Experience with publicity and social media management
- Experience with event coordination
- Familiarity with Wordpress, Mailchimp, and the Adobe Creative Suite
- Knowledge of contemporary fiction
- Creativity and curiosity
This candidate must be committed, collaborative, and flexible. This is a 60%, salaried appointment that comes with full health benefits. Experience working with writers and/or literary organizations is a plus. Please send a resume and a brief cover letter (no more than one page) to firstname.lastname@example.org Please submit applications by July 15th.
Please note: the deadline for application has passed. Thank you for your interest in the PEN/Faulkner Foundation!