Someone with a passion for English and an eye for spotting a good news story is needed to join the team at the Burton Mail.

Trinity Mirror, the Burton Mail's parent company, is looking for a talented digital content editor to work in the editorial department with the team, newsdesking content ready for the website. Those who apply will be required to source, write and edit content for use on and other sites within the Trinity Mirror Regionals East Midlands portfolio.

The successful applicant will supervise the work of the digital reporters, briefing them on stories and reviewing their submissions. They will also assist the digital publisher and social media editor in broadcasting content over social platforms and developing online relationships with the digital audience.

The role will include taking a lead on producing advanced content, ensuring robust plans are in place to cover major events and originate ideas for creative content which reflects trends and audience conversations.

A spokesman said: "We are looking for a talented digital content editor to join our editorial team. Based in Burton, this is an exciting opportunity to work for a title which is rapidly growing its web and social audiences.

"You will be part of the team newsdesking content for our site, so an eye for accuracy is vital and you must be able to work copy until it sparkles and know how best to make it work on the web.

"The successful candidate will need to be a talented writer, be pedantic about accuracy, have excellent communication and organisational skills and be adept at working to tight deadlines under acute pressure. You will also need to be flexible as the role will include some weekend and evening shifts."

Anyone interested has until August 22 to apply but applications will be considered as they come in. More information is available here .

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