Originally Posted by Ryuukishi
I've just been quitting the job and asking again if it's not Markarth. But I've literally asked Vex or Delvin 20 times in a row with no luck.
That is exactly what I had to do and eventually it worked. I kept asking for jobs and then quitting them immediately until I got one in Markarth. It will work... it's just a matter of patience and resisting the urge to slaughter everyone at the Guild in a fit of rage.