Business Development Manager

Role: Business Development Manager
Contract: Full-time, permanent
£30,000 – £35,000 Depending on skills & experience
Location: Edinburgh (Hybrid)

Closing date: Midday, Friday 10th May
Interview Date:  Monday 27th May

Purpose of role

As the Business Development Manager, you will work closely with the Head of Sleep Services and the Training Programme Coordinator to proactively drive sales for our portfolio of training courses across various sectors and businesses, to help us hit our annual new business income targets.

For further details and to request the full Candidate Pack email

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for an experienced business development / sales professional, with an interest in health and wellbeing services and the passion and drive to take Sleep Action to the next level.

You will be an excellent relationship builder, who can create, build, and nurture professional relationships with the ability to adapt your approach to suit varying audiences.

About Sleep Action

Sleep Action – Be the best you.

Sleep Action is a charitable service provided by the non-profit, Capella. Established in 1998, Sleep Action is the UK’s oldest sleep charity and leading provider of sleep support, training, and resources in the UK, having supported thousands of people to have healthy sleep. We aim to ensure everyone can thrive through healthy sleep by working with professionals, families, and employers to promote healthy sleep because there is no health and wellbeing without sleep.

In 2023, Sleep Action celebrated its 25th anniversary.

About Capella

At Capella, we believe in lasting change through lifelong learning, because everybody deserves to thrive.

Capella is a registered charity that runs a number of charitable services, including Teens+, a transitional education project for young adults with complex and severe communication needs and Sleep Action, the UK’s oldest sleep charity and leading provider of sleep support, training, and resources in the UK.

Capella is a great place to work with fantastic people, strong values and a clear sense of the difference we make. 94% of our team are proud to work for our organisation and 98% think we take positive action on health and wellbeing. We invest in our staff and offer extensive training and mentoring opportunities. As a growing organisation, we want to attract ambitious staff with a desire to achieve great things. If this sounds like a journey you’d like to join us on, we would love to hear from you.

Capella was awarded Employer of the Year at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Awards 2023 and is nominated for the Outstanding Leadership Award at this year’s Scottish Living Wage Awards.

Our values

Our people and our values are most important to us, so any member of our team must understand and live these values:

Tailored – We always put people at the centre of our work.

Humour – Great things can be achieved when we are happy and have fun.

Resilient – Flexibility, confidence and creativity turn challenges into opportunities.

Integrity – Passion and professionalism are vital for all involved in our organisation.

Value – Everybody deserves respect and we are enriched through our differences.

Empathy – Compassion and care are in everything we do.

How to apply

Please email us at to request the full Candidate Pack. You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date. The Recruitment Manager will be delighted to discuss the role with you at any point.