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Ashton Kutcher Seeking Columbia University English Majors for His New Company

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Though Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs movie has been delayed, he's still holding onto the inspiration of it by opening up a new tech company.

According to some Columbia University undergraduates, he has sent out an email seeking English majors who have creativity "and a taste for aesthetic beauty."

It is not known what the company is called or what it will do, but the email suggests it will be a "consumer-oriented technology company," and it wants to hire writers to create "daily creative pieces that will form a core part of the product" and screen a "larger editorial team."

The email, sent out to an English major listserv, said, "Your writing will be a centerpiece of the company's product and will reach millions of people."

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He has previously started up another company, called Katalyst, and it still develops video projects online. He is also working on "Two and a Half Men" and regularly invests in tech companies.

In full, the ad for this new company seeking a writer reads:

"Ashton Kutcher is looking for a writer to join a small team of designers and engineers who are cofounding a consumer-oriented technology company. This job will require relocating to LA, and will provide an opportunity to be a part of the tech company’s founding team. Your writing will be a centerpiece of the company?s product and will reach millions of people.

A successful candidate will be an excellent and versatile writer with strong project management skills. This individual should have experience in creative descriptive writing and be capable of conducting research/curating content.

Responsibilities

- Write daily creative pieces that will form a core part of the product

- Work closely with founders to curate content for application?s homepage

- Begin to screen and hire a larger editorial team

Requirements

- 3+ years experience writing in college (English major or equivalent)

- Ability to take the initiative and complete a project, regardless of scope or complexity

- Meticulous attention to detail

- Creativity and taste for aesthetic beauty

How to apply

- Please send your resume along with samples (or links to samples) of your writing to [redacted]@gmail.com"

Sources: Salon, Beta Beat