Design Intern


Mack-Sumner Communications (MSC) seeks a highly motivated individual to join our design team as an Intern. MSC, based in Alexandria, VA, is MSC is the go-to strategic communication and direct mail firm for the progressive community. We work with the nation’s top progressive organizations and candidates to craft innovative, creative and highly-tested communications programs. Our clients include everyone from powerhouse organizations like the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, NEA, League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club and Planned Parenthood, to targeted local, congressional and statewide campaigns across the country. We bring a blue-collar work ethic to everything we do because we believe our clients deserve nothing less.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on design experience working with a highly motivated team in an entrepreneurial environment. MSC is constantly seeking to improve and evolve, and our best work is driven by teamwork, the open sharing of ideas and the evaluation of our work through testing and advanced analytics.


The Design Intern, working closely with our Senior Designers and Operations Team members, will assist in image management, client modifications, and general office tasks. This individual will be given the opportunity to design logos, direct mail and collateral pieces based on submitted concepts and copy. Specific job responsibilities include: 

  • • Cataloging, categorizing and managing the internal image library
  • • Designing engaging, on-point print pieces
  • • Assist members of different teams as needed

This is a hands-on position with the opportunity to be creative within a collaborative, team environment. 

We are looking for candidates to work with us part-time through July with the opportunity to continue full-time through the 2016 political season (roughly through the end of October). Candidates must be available to work in the local office. Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to

MSC is an equal opportunity employer.


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