Alex Mahoney

Production Manager - Events, Festivals & Theatre

London, United Kingdom
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About me

Covid-19 update: like many events professionals I am soon to be out of work and am very keen to help where I can in this crisis. I am available for any project management, admin, AutoCAD, driving or other roles in any industry that are available. My skills are very transferable. Available from: 20th April 2020. A driven production manager & producer with a proven track record of producing successful creative events from concept to completion. High attention to detail and excellent organisational skills, each project is executed with passion, commitment and a good understanding of the unique needs of every client, artist and team. Experienced working in fast paced environments and to tight deadlines and budgets, now available for projects in event, festival or theatre production. Areas of Expertise: Outdoor events, festivals & site specific productions Site Design - AutoCAD Site Management Licensing Local Authority Liaison Event Health & Safety Budget Management (up to £750k) Trader Management Artist Booking & Liaison Supplier & Staff Procurement


  • Autocad
  • Theatre Production
  • Festival Production
  • Events Production
  • Licensing
  • Training
  • Site Management
  • Budget Management
  • Producing
  • Artist Booking

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Barbican Centre

    Barbican Centre

    • Arts and Culture
  • Roundhouse


    • Events
  • Festival Republic

    Festival Republic

    • Music
  • Ambassador Theatre Group

    Ambassador Theatre Group

    • Performing Arts

Work history


Assistant Production Manager


Jan 2020
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Assistant Production Manager for The Third Day Live Event. Working closely with Designers and Associate Directors to bring Punchdrunk’s new immersive production to life.


Deputy Site Manager

Festival Republic

Jan 2020
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Part Time
  • Site plan updates (AutoCAD) on a part-time basis and eventually full-time deputy site management for Festival Republic’s Finsbury Park festivals including Wireless Festival June – July.


Future Producers Course Tutor


Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Planning and teaching an annual six-month event production training programme for 18-25-year-olds on Tuesday evenings. I coach participants in all stages of event production, culminating in the production of their own event at the Roundhouse.


Event Manager

Continental Drifts

Jan 2013 - Dec 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Event Manager May 2018 – present Production Manager May 2016 – 2018 Production Coordinator May 2014 – 2016 Production Assistant (Internship) January – September 2013 Key responsibilities: • Full operational and production management of festivals, community events, parades, site-specific performance and corporate events • Working closely with clients to determine their precise event requirements • Writing event management plans and attending Council Safety Advisory Group meetings • Managing all aspects of event production from fencing and plant to staging and decor • Procuring suppliers and event staff including security • Producing and managing comprehensive event budgets circa £750K • Designing event sites on AutoCAD • Health & Safety knowledge including CDM and RAMS • Trader procurement and management • Scheduling and managing events onsite from build to break • Crowd monitoring and management – circa 20K+ capacity events • Licensing including applying for premises, TEN and temporary structure licenses • Traffic Management including requesting TTROs and parking suspensions • Accessibility and Sustainability knowledge • Applying for funding including Arts Council Grants • Curating music and performance programmes • Artist advancement and liaison • Performance agency management including street theatre, circus and dance acts Awards: Production Team of the Year, Event Production Awards 2015 and 2017 Event Credentials include: Gunnersville 2019 | ON Blackheath 2018-2019 | Great Exhibition Road Festival 2019 | Phoenix (Community Housing) Festival 2015-19 | Lewisham Council’s float in the London New Year’s Day Parade 2015-2019 | London Bridge Memorial Event 2018 | Grinagog Festival 2017-19 | Southwark Fireworks 2014-19 | Bermondsey Carnival 2014-18 | Herne Bay Festival 2014-16 | Lush Creative Showcase 2016 | Harrods Boxing Day Sale Show 2016 | Big Lunch at QEOP 2015-2016 | We Are FSTVL 2013-14 Other onsite roles include: Production Office Manager | Area Manager | Parade Manager | Trader Manager | Artist Liaison


Creative Learning Evaluation Intern

Barbican Centre

Oct 2012 - Dec 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • My responsibilities included collecting feedback from audience and participants at events and projects such as Unleashed, Framed Film Festival and CPD weekends and writing evaluation reports for Arts Council England and City Bridge Trust.


London Event Assistant

Ambassador Theatre Group

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Part Time
  • Based at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, I assisted the London Event Coordinator with one-off event and private hires of all ATG West End theatres. My duties included marketing the venues, managing enquiries and liaising with clients, conducting venue visits and tours, raising contracts and invoices.


Arts Administrator and Associate Artist

Harrow Arts Centre

Apr 2011 - Nov 2012
  • London, Pinner, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelance work running arts & craft and theatre courses for young people



Arts and Event Management

Arts University Bournemouth

Sep 2009 - Aug 2012
  • Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • First Class BA (Hons)



Production Team of the Year (Continental Drifts 2015 & 2017)

Event Production Awards