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We’re Hiring: Production Manager

Interested in joining a fun, dynamic, and totally unique business that produces outdoors and adventure travel TV and digital series from around the world? 

Heliconia, is looking for a full-time Production Manager. The Production Manager’s role is to ensure filming for our productions (TV episodes, digital videos/series, commercial work) runs as smoothly as possible and meets the needs of all stakeholders. The Production Manager’s primary responsibility is to organize and coordinate Heliconia shoots. This includes researching locations to identify filming opportunities, managing filming plans with tourism partners and/or brands, coordinating and communicating plans with everyone involved with shoots (filming team, host, special guests, guides), and managing the logistics involved with shoots. 

The successful candidate must be a strong communicator, very organized, personable, self-guided, motivated, and a determined problem solver. The Production Manager works under the direction of the Director of Productions. This is the second Production Manager position within Heliconia.  Both production managers will manage their own projects, independently of each other.

Start Date:  June/July 2021
Location:  Remote or on-site
Type: Full-Time
Salary:  TBD – based on experience

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Director of Productions and/or Project Director to develop appropriate production plans for each project.
  • Lead and manage communications and coordination with tourism and brand partners during all phases of production.
  • Lead tourism partners through the production process.
  • Research filming locations as necessary.
  • Coordinate with brand partners as necessary before, during and after filming.
  • Identify any special partner requests / needs before filming.
  • Gather promotional assets and key information from tourism partners.
  • Follow up with tourism and brand partners after each shoot.
  • Coordinate production logistics
  • Secure any permits required for shoots.
  • Book travel for production team as necessary.
  • Main point of contact for production team members with logistical related issues before and, when absolutely necessary, during shoots.
  • Lead and manage communications with production team before and during shoots.
  • Communicate production plan and production partner needs to production team.
  • Work with the Sales, Marketing, Social Media, and Production teams as required.
  • Identify ways to improve production efficiencies.
  • Fill in, as necessary, within Heliconia’s other departments.


Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Project management or production management expertise
  • Strong communication skills
  • Logistical expertise with strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, with ability to effectively multitask and manage time, without supervision
  • Reliable access to a computer and high speed internet if working remotely
  • Significant travel experience is an asset
  • Outdoors experience is an asset

Candidates who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, a person of colour, LGTBQ2S+, and/or a person with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume and cover letter to online application portal: https://helipress.betterteam.com/production-manager. Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

About Heliconia

Heliconia is an award-winning video production company that helps destinations and brands reach the International outdoors and adventure travel audience. The company produces a varied and growing number of unique media projects, providing authentic storytelling opportunities for every adventure and every destination. These series include: Epic Trails, Facing Waves, Adventure Cities, The Great Family Adventure, BA Fishing, 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. For more information, visit www.heliconia.ca.

We’re Hiring: Social Media Manager

Interested in joining a fun, dynamic, and totally unique business that produces outdoors and adventure travel television shows from around the world?

  • Social Media Manager
  • Full-time, immediate start
  • Location: remote or on-site
  • Salary: TBD based on experience

About the job:

Heliconia, is looking for a full-time Social Media Manager to manage and grow all social media channels associated with Heliconia projects. The Social Media Manager will be coordinating with Heliconia influencers and helping with content creation, scheduling, social media strategy, advertising, and reporting.  Heliconia social media projects currently include 6 Facebook pages, 8 Instagram pages, 7 YouTube channels, with expansion to other social media platforms in the near future. 

The successful candidate must be personable, self-guided, very motivated, well organized, and have a strong social media background. The Social Media Manager will work under the direction of the executive team and will be an integral part of all Heliconia projects. 

Social Media Manager Job Duties:

  • Manage and understand deliverables associated with each Heliconia media project
  • Create social media briefs for influencers and production team before film shoots
  • Understand audiences and influencer voice for each project
  • Help schedule, curate, and create photo and video content on social media channels
  • Run and coordinate sweepstake programs with partners
  • Create reports and monitor social media metrics and activities
  • Create YouTube thumbnails, titles, descriptions and manage each video for SEO
  • Help influencers manage community and engagement
  • Work with partners and partner deliverables
  • Help influencers develop new social media channels that could include TikTok, Pinterest, etc.
  • Work with Heliconia executive team to manage paid advertising and boosting  
  • Stay informed on social media trends and platforms; learn new platforms as needed
  • Present strategies to management to grow audience and increase engagement across sites and platforms
  • Participate in team calls and contribute brilliant ideas
  • Administrative support, general team player as needed


Skills/Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of social media management experience (minimum) with proven results (mandatory)
  • Experience managing multiple social media accounts
  • Must be able to define success on different social media handles
  • Up to date on the latest social media trends in the industry, able to learn new platforms quickly
  • Self-motivated and able to effectively multitask without supervision
  • Must be familiar with or able to quickly learn social media and publishing tools such as Hootsuite, TubeBuddy, and iContact
  • Excellent communications, organizational, and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Reliable access to a computer and high speed internet if working remotely
  • Experience working on remote teams
  • Knowledge of basic HTML is an asset
  • Design and layout skills are an asset (use of Adobe suite)
  • Outdoors experience is an asset

Candidates who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, a person of colour, LGTBQ2S+, and/or a person with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume and cover letter to online application portal: https://helipress.betterteam.com/social-media-manager by May 24th, 2021.  Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.