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current opportunities

Our exciting plans for 2017 mean we are looking for great talent to join us. We hope you find the perfect role for you below but if you'd like to know more, call Heather on 0161 242 1100. You can also follow @jtdtalent for our latest roles in Manchester and Singapore.

qualitative research director/project lead — Permanent — Competitive pay and benefits — Northern Quarter, Manchester


research director (international research) — Full Time — Up to £52,000 depending on experience, plus bonus & pension — Based in the Northern Quarter, Manchester

Join the Dots is truly an exciting place to work. We value our people above all else, and this is reflected in the challenges, opportunities, training and package we can offer.


senior research executive — Permanent — Up to £26,000 depending on experience, plus bonus — Northern Quarter, Manchester

We're looking for an experienced project manager to join our growing company!


research manager — Permanent — Up to £32,000 depending on experience, plus bonus — Northern Quarter, Manchester

We're looking for an experienced research manager.


junior graphic/presentation designer — Permanent — £18,000- £20,000 depending on experience — Central Manchester


survey programmer — Permanent — Up to £17,500 depending on experience, plus bonus & pension — Northern Quarter, Manchester


senior survey programmer — Permanent — Negotiable depending on experience, plus bonus & pension — Northern Quarter, Manchester

get in touch

If our current vacancies don’t match your experience but you have the skills to succeed at Join the Dots, we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch using the online application form.

more about us

Our Manchester, London and Singapore offices are centrally located,  close to tram/tube and train stations, shops and lots of tempting post-work bars and restaurants.

We have exciting plans for the business, which we share with our people because they help us achieve our ambitious goals. Our training programme, including both internal and external courses, is designed to develop the talents of our people.

We host events to get closer to clients and we work hard because we love what we do, but we play hard too. We think it’s important to have happy people in our business who have fun along the way, so we work as part of one big team where we share successes and reap the rewards.

a day in the life of...

Community Administrator, Sylvie

Sylvie graduated from The University of Manchester in 2014 with a degree in Ancient History. Prior to joining us, Sylvie worked for the University of Manchester in a IT role and prior to that worked for Leicester council in their Arts and Museums services.

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Senior Research Director, Gavin

Gavin has worked in agency-side market research for the past fourteen years, spending the last six specialising in running online communities for a range of different clients, in categories such as retail, utilities, FMCG, education and entertainment. Prior to working at Join the Dots, Gavin worked in agencies where he ran large scale ad hoc and continuous projects for a wide range of clients in differing sectors.

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Our dotAcademy helps researchers at Join the Dots to be exceptional through learning, training and coaching. We develop the skills of researchers at all levels allowing them to deliver exceptional work for our clients and we invest in the continuous development of our researchers to help them feel engaged and enthused by their careers with us. We provide interesting work and stretching challenges to help our researchers grow.

As part of our continuing commitment to recruit the best candidates in the industry, our Graduate Development Programme seeks out the highest calibre of new graduates every year, offering a unique opportunity to join an innovative and lively consumer insight agency. The programme, tailored to the ‘Join the Dots way’ of doing research, has a wide variety of training courses combined with the opportunity to work on live client projects. Our robust and detailed programme ensures we give the graduates the best possible start to their research careers. Find out more on the MRS website.

As a result of our commitment to provide the highest level of training, the programme has been recognised by the Market Research Society (MRS) and Join the Dots has been awarded the status of Accredited Training Provider, the first of its kind awarded to an agency outside London.

To find out more click here. Hear what our recent graduates thought of the programme in this video.


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