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Become an expert advisor

We’re looking for hands-on people with strong communication skills to join the 1000+ in-home advisors already running successful businesses with Hillarys.

Earn £50,000+ and be your own boss

  • No experience needed
  • Earn £50,000+
  • Flexible, full and part-time hours
  • 45 years’ helping run successful businesses 

As an in-home advisor, you’ll go to customers’ homes to measure for blinds and curtains then return to fit them. You can work flexible appointments to suit you.

You’ll need £2,500 to start your business. This covers all the training and tools needed to get your business going and we'll provide ongoing support.

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Starting your advisor business with Hillarys

You’ll need to invest £2,500 with Hillarys: this covers everything you need to run a successful business.

Many advisors will make £50,000 annually.
Appointments are booked in by head office, with 75% of customers placing an order after an in-home appointment, and most advisors earn back their initial investment within six weeks.

Your investment can be paid upfront or in interest-free instalments.

Your business will grow and you should make back your investment within a few weeks.

Your business includes:

Full training – no sales or fitting experience is needed

  • Before you start, you’ll spend time with our training team at head office.
  • You’ll learn to measure and fit our products in the Hillarys Home, our specially designed training centre.

All the equipment you need to succeed

  • Seven product folders, featuring more than 1000 fabric samples of all the blinds and curtains in the range.
  • Measuring and fitting equipment, including power tools, hand tools and a high-quality tool kit.
  • A Samsung tablet, featuring easy-to-use software for enhancing the customer experience.
  • Hillarys branded shirts and polo shirts to help you make that all-important first impression.

Training academy

  • Purpose build academy house to help Advisors, Designers and Installers understand best practise for selling, measuring, installing and setting expectation in customers’ homes.
  • Real life practical scenarios to prepare you for the sales and installation appointments.
  • Drilling and installation practice area to ensure you are confident with handling power tools and fixing into different property construction
  • Online ELearning to prepare you for the training and continue growing your knowledge of the products for the length of the business.
  • Training courses to cover all theory and practical core competences to ensure your business is a success from the start

A busy diary of customer appointments

  • You don’t need to do any marketing. We spend £25 million a year attracting customers and booking 1000s of appointments every week.

Always-on support to help grow your business

  • Keep up-to-date and get guidance from your local business development manager and management team.
  • You can also get help from fellow advisors using the forums and Whatsapp groups, as well as attending town meetings.

The backing of a nationwide brand

  • A product design team, working with fabric designers on regular updates to the Hillarys range.
  • A marketing team, investing £25 million a year on advertising.
  • A customer service team, booking appointments for you and following-up on quotes to help maximise sales for you.

Potential earnings

We make starting your own business refreshingly easy and affordable. For a £2,500 start-up cost, you get a ready-to-go business. The rewards are worth it:

  • You’ll be your own boss
  • Work the hours that suit you

And typically it takes just six weeks to make a profit on the investment. (See our potential earnings table - right - the more hours you work, the bigger the return)

All about Hillarys

There are more than 1000 team members working in manufacturing, IT, sales support, marketing, customer services, product design, finance and distribution at our centres in Nottingham and Washington.

And most importantly, there’s a team of 1000+ advisors who are the faces of Hillarys, running successful businesses right across the UK and Ireland.


Any questions?

Get in touch by emailing [email protected]

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Meet Jim, expert advisor at Hillarys

Meet Jim, expert advisor at Hillarys YouTube video thumbnail

Looking to do something different? Then Hillarys could be for you. We spoke to one of our expert advisors, Jim, about his role. After a career in sales, Jim wanted to supplement his income while still doing what he loved, and was impressed by the support Hillarys offered both their self-employed advisors and customers. Watch our short video to see what he has to say about the role, and the training Hillarys provide.

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