Work with us


English PEN is recruiting for a Director

English PEN is looking for a highly motivated and committed director to lead the organisation towards our centenary in 2021 and beyond.

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Volunteer with us

English PEN volunteers play a vital role in delivering our busy annual programme of events. From manning PEN information desks at festivals, cultural centres and special events around the country to writing reports for the English PEN website, there are a number of different ways to get involved in helping out with English PEN’s public-facing activities.

To receive volunteering opportunity mail-outs from us, please send your name, location and preferred email address to