The PEN/Faulkner Foundation is Seeking a Second Part-time Program Assistant!

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   Please submit applications by July 15th.

Please note: the deadline for application has passed. Thank you for your interest in the PEN/Faulkner Foundation!

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