THE Border Telegraph and Peeblesshire News are seeking a talented and enthusiastic full-time trainee reporter to join their team in Galashiels and Peebles.

You will have a great news sense, good writing ability, and the confidence to work quickly and accurately under pressure.

The successful applicant will thrive on the challenge of breaking exclusive stories and delivering fresh, innovative ideas to enhance our coverage in print and online.

You will ideally be a journalism graduate and have 100wpm shorthand. NCTJ preliminary exam passes and your own car are essential.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a passion for the job, a good knowledge of the circulation area and have a strong understanding of digital and social media.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to: jo.robinson@newsquest.co.uk by Friday, November 23.