Exhibition and Event Production Manager

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CSM exists to create impact by challenging convention. We do this because it produces work for our clients that is more meaningful, memorable and measurable.

Our diversity of experience, expertise and opinions is our greatest asset, which is why we celebrate our differences. We are looking for individuals who want to put their hand up and challenge convention to create something exciting, bigger and better each and every time.

We anonymise applications so hiring managers will not be able to see your personal information such as name and address when reviewing your submission, including your CV. Please fully complete the application form questions as requested because incomplete submissions may not be reviewed.



The role of Production Manager is to achieve “Right First Time” event builds that are within budget & adhere to all required Health & Safety guidelines and procedures across the full variety of CSM clients and markets with a specific focus on live Events large and small.

You will work closely with, project managers, operations manager, other skilled carpenters, project managers and operations teams to ensure all projects and live build Installations are delivered and all requirements and needs of the client are met and exceeded.

As Production manager you will provide comprehensive support and leadership on projects and tasks with day to day job requirements such as :-

  • Attending daily production meetings
  • Working with project managers to create build schedules and develop build and event ideas
  • Updating internal MIS system with workloads and tasks for the wider team to ensure projects deliver on time. Training provided.
  • Practicable build, construction and site project management experience
  • Ability to liaise with clients as well as co-ordinate various tradesmen onsite
  • Event and Exhibition build, Festivals, Roadshows and management experience
  • Hardworking, reliable ability to work as part of a team and take instruction or lead a team
  • Creation of build drawings for projects that can be shared with the wider team for build purposes
  • Working knowledge of drawings and planning processes within a busy production environment


  • Excellent timekeeping and good communication skills
  • Comfortable with manual lifting and working at heights
  • CAD understanding ideally preferred      
  • Knowledge of using Octanorm and event build systems
  • Carpentry/joinery skills and experience.
  • Knowledge of electrical LED lighting systems and AV would be beneficial
  • Excellent ability to project manage, problem solve, work to deadlines with fantastic organisation skills.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise, you will be working across a number of activities with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literate with knowledge of MS Office suite.                                                                        
  • Ability to liaise with clients as well as co-ordinate various tradesmen onsite                                    
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to work to multiple deadlines                              
  • Health and Safety trained to delivery during and post installation on client’s sites - CSCS and IPAF desirable                                                                                                           
  • Clean driving licence - essential
  • Fork lift licence - desirable


CSM is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

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