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

Based in the beautiful Scottish Borders – less than an hour from Edinburgh – this job offers a vibrant place to work and live, where there’s always something going on.

If you've completed the NCTJ preliminary qualifications, including 100wpm shorthand, and now want to progress to achieve senior status then this is the job for you.

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 online and in print.

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.

Full driving licence and your own car are essential.

To apply, email by Friday, July 12.