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What does a local design consultant do?

In this dedicated sales role you’ll be an expert on shutters, conservatory blinds and awnings. You'll work flexible hours to suit you.

From advising on colour schemes to giving expert recommendations on motorisation or thermal properties, you’ll use all of the skills and knowledge gained during your training to help customers in your local area transform their homes with our premium products.

You’ll take approximate window measurements for a quote, then schedule a survey appointment with a specialist installer who will take care of fitting the customer’s products.

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We work together with the customer’s personal style to create the perfect window. You’re working as a team to find the right solution.
Lucy, advisor in Nottingham

What skills and experience do I need?

You don’t need any previous design or sales experience, our Nottingham based training course will teach you everything you need to succeed. All you need to bring is your enthusiasm and great communication skills.

You'll build a portfolio and learn how to use our bespoke software that will help you manage your diary and sales. You’ll benefit from the support of an experienced area manager too. 

You'll be invited to on-going training so you stay in the know of product launches and new technology and you’ll also benefit from an online community website and eLearning platform.

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You really get to know people in this job; you feel a part of the community, more involved.
Paul, design consultant in Leicester
Brunette haired lady looking through samples of fabrics in the kitchen of home

How much can I earn?

Our most successful design consultants make up to £60,000 a year through customer appointments, depending on whether they work full or part time.

For an initial investment of £2,500, you will receive everything you need to start your business. This includes training, tools and ongoing support from our national head office, and a dedicated area manager.

 Your investment includes, but is not limited to:

  • Brand new smart  tablet with Hillarys applications to support in-home orders
  • Fabric sample books and sample products
  • Marketing materials for your business
  • Optional lease scheme for a Hillarys branded vehicle
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Local Advisors

This sales and fitting role involves visiting customers’ homes and helping them choose the perfect blinds or curtains. You’ll then measure up and return to fit the products.

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A specialist installer measuring a window

Specialist Installer

This hands-on role requires no sales. You’ll visit customers to install their new shutters or conservatory blinds.

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