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Best Buddies seeks its next State Director, Capital Region

Good Insight is partnering with Best Buddies International on its search for the next State Director for the Capital Region office, which oversees programming in the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The State Director will lead a team of passionate professionals empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to form meaningful peer friendships, develop leadership skills, secure employment, and enjoy inclusive living opportunities. Our ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic networker, an inspiring spokesperson, an experienced team manager and a successful track record raising funds from individuals and corporations.

The position’s anticipated salary range is between $100,000 and $110,000, with great benefits.

The Capital Region is part of the global network of Best Buddies International, which provides guidance and resources to its state offices. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Best Buddies International is the world’s largest organization dedicated to ending the social, physical, and economic isolation of 200 million people with IDD.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to, accompanied by a cover letter that describes your interest in and qualifications for this role, including experiences working with people with IDD, managing people, and fundraising for causes you care about.

This search is working on an accelerated timeline, and early applications are appreciated. Questions about the position may be sent to Good Insight CEO Carlyn Madden at

For a full position description, please click here.

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