Heliconia is proud to announce their short film The New Generation of Whitewater Kayakers has been selected for the 2020 Kendal Mountain Festival. This year’s festival has gone completely virtual, with films available on-demand until December 31st.
Heliconia, the video production company behind the Telly-Award winning digital series Paddle Tales, is set to resume filming July 5th, after a 4-month long break due to COVID-19. With internationally filming postponed, Beachburg-based Heliconia is excited to turn the lens on its home province and showcase what makes Ontario a world-class adventure travel destination.
Heliconia, the video production company behind the Telly Award winning television series Chad Hoover Fishing presented by FishUSA (previously Kayak Bassin’), is pleased to announce that Season 9 will premiere, with multiple airings, on Saturday, July 4th on FOX Sports Network.
Heliconia, the video production company behind the long-standing hit television series The Kayak Fishing Show with Jim Sammons presented by Seaguar, is excited to announce that Season 11 will premiere Saturday, June 20th on FOX Sports Network.
Heliconia, the video production company behind the hit television show Epic Trails, is excited to announce that Season 3 of the Telly Award winning series will premiere on OutsideTV June 11th at 8 pm. Following close behind the launch on OutsideTV, Season 3 of Epic Trails will begin airing nationwide on FOX Sports Network on June 18th.
Heliconia, the Telly Award winning video production and marketing company, is pleased to announce a major expansion of their already-impressive broadcast distribution footprint. Heliconia’s shows will now be available in over 80 million US households through the FOX Sports Network, and available in 90 countries through National Geographic Channel-Asia, including China, New Zealand, Australia and Japan.
Viewers will be able to watch new episodes of Epic Trails, Facing Waves, Chad Hoover Fishing, and The Kayak Fishing Show with Jim Sammons on all 27 regional networks making up FOX Sports Network beginning in June 2020. Seasons 1 and 2 of Epic Trails, recently dubbed as one of the top adventure-travel shows to watch in 2020 by The Washington Post, will begin airing on the prestigious National Geographic Channel-Asia in the fall, 2020. Heliconia TV series are already available in the US on OutsideTV, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network.
“Heliconia is thrilled to be able to provide our content to these distribution partners, and to share our shows with more viewers around the world” explains Heliconia Vice-President, Brendan Mark. “The additional distribution provided by our partnerships with FOX Sports Network and the National Geographic Channel-ASIA is a huge milestone for our company, as well as a big win for our project partners.”
Heliconia’s new distribution partnerships come at a time when television viewership is at an all time high. According to data from Comcast, the average household is watching an additional 8 hours of TV more per week. In early March 2020, the average household watched 57 hours of content per week – that number is now up to 66 hours per week.
Heliconia is an award-winning video production company that helps destinations and brands reach the US adventure travel audience. The company produces seven unique media projects, providing authentic storytelling opportunities for every adventure and every destination. These series include: Epic Trails, Epic Trails: Mountain Biking, Facing Waves, Adventure Cities, Peak Experience, Chad Hoover Fishing and the Kayak Fishing Show. Heliconia has a proven formula that marries inspiring video production with guaranteed television and digital distribution, ensuring that your message is heard by the adventure travel community in a unique and impactful way. For more information, visit www.heliconia.ca.
Heliconia, the video production company behind Epic Trails, Paddle Tales and Kayak Bassin’, was a big winner at the 41st Telly Awards, bringing home four statues in recognition of its excellence in television and digital productions.
Heliconia, video production and marketing company behind the adventure travel series Epic Trails and Facing Waves, is pleased to announce Peak Experience—a brand new kind of adventure travel show leading the way in sustainable and transformational travel. Created in partnership with Adventure Junky, a leader in the sustainable tourism movement, Peak Experience will premiere on Outside TV in the summer of 2021.
Heliconia, video production and marketing company behind the adventure travel series Epic Trails and Facing Waves, has suspended film shoots in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With a halt on new video production, the company has shifted their focus to fueling wanderlust and inspiring adventurers who have been forced to put their travels on hold for the time being.
Interested in joining a cutting edge production company that produces adventure travel television shows around the world? Heliconia is currently looking for a:
Sales & Sponsorship Representative
Full-Time, Salary TBD based on experience
Location: Beachburg, ON (in-house position)
Start date: March, 2020
Heliconia is looking for a full-time Sales Representative to sell advertising and sponsorship packages for its TV, Digital Video and Social Media projects. The Sales Representative would be responsible for managing relationships with current Heliconia advertisers and for finding new advertising partners. The position also involves key sales tasks such as the creation of proposals, the negotiating of contracts, the updating of Heliconia’s CRM system, travel to events, and ongoing communications with project partners.
The successful candidate must be personable, self-guided, very motivated, well organized, have a strong sales background and able to work out of the Beachburg office. The Sales Representative will work under the direction of the executive team and will be an integral part of all Heliconia projects. Research to find new sales leads and opportunities for the sales team.
- Sell advertising/sponsorship packages by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects
- Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships
- Develop new business with existing clients
- Prospect for new business and build new client relationships
- Proactively take on the development of presentations, proposals, and follow-ups
- Negotiate contracts and close agreements
- Clearly communicate with project stakeholders by providing support, keeping all parties informed, and recommending new opportunities
- Serve as the lead point of contact for all client matters
- Collaborate with Heliconia team to identify and execute plans for new opportunities
- Maintain an accurate and up-to-date CRM system
- Travel to key trade shows in Canada, USA, and Internationally
- Work out of the Beachburg office full time
- All other duties as assigned
- 3-5 years of sales experience (minimum) with proven results (mandatory)
- Strong prospecting, presentation, negotiation, and closing skills
- Excellent communications skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- Outstanding time management skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Proficient with Microsoft Office
- Knowledge of outdoor industry and trends considered an asset
- Familiarity with advertising media and sponsorship considered an asset
Please send resume and cover letter to online application portal: https://helipress.betterteam.com/sales-and-sponsorship-representative by February 20th, 2020. Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.