THE award-winning East Lothian Courier is seeking an enthusiastic and talented trainee reporter to join its team in Haddington.

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

You will thrive on the challenge of breaking exclusive stories and delivering fresh, innovative ideas to enhance our coverage and engage with our audience.

A detailed understanding of digital and social media is required - as is a strong record of work experience in the industry.

You will ideally hold a journalism qualification, have 100wpm shorthand, NCTJ preliminary exam passes and your own car.

This position includes a generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme plus other benefits available to you as a Newsquest employee.

Send a CV and covering letter to Courier Editor Robbie Scott via by November 12.

The East Lothian Courier was named Weekly Newspaper of the Year at the Scottish Press Awards earlier this year.