Global consumer insight agency, Join the Dots, has announced the appointment of two senior hires at its headquarters in Manchester city centre.
Rory Corcoran joins as a research director from his previous role at a strategic brand consultancy in London, having made the decision to relocate to Manchester. His sector experience includes utilities, finance, FMCG, retail, travel and leisure.
Emily Goddard joins the team as an associate director and project lead. Emily’s role will focus specifically on digital marketing, brand strategy and the creative activation of insight. With sector expertise that spans social and political communications, as well as media, technology, entertainment and sport.
Rory commented: “The agency’s commitment to the people that work here has been clear from day one, promoting a supportive and really positive work environment for everyone. Manchester is a new city to me, but there’s lots happening here for the industry and I’m looking forward to taking on the challenge.”
Emily added: “There is clearly a keen focus on innovation, learning and development, which is no doubt why the business has been able to grow at such a rate over the past few years. When I was looking for roles in the region, Join the Dots really stood out to me in terms of its identity and vision, alongside its clients, approach to work and people.”
Quentin Ashby, CEO of Join the Dots, said: “It’s a pleasure to welcome both Rory and Emily to the team and stands as a testament to the quality of the business and its output that we are attracting such a high calibre of talent to the north of England, with the wealth of industry expertise that both Emily and Rory possess. I am in no doubt they will be invaluable additions to their respective teams and to the business.”