Andrew Murray

Name// Andrew Murray
Position// Sydney Investment Director at UM Sydney
What’s your current position?
How long have you been in this position?
Sydney Investment Director
2 years
What do you find most challenging about your role?
Being an agency lead means I have to focus on a different client each and every day. Keeping on top of their needs and objectives across different campaigns can be challenging.
How did you get your first job in Media?
I started as a Media Assistant on the Unilever business at UM Sydney over 10 years ago. One of my university friends let me know the position was going – the rest is history.
If you could do any job what would it be?
My own. I enjoy the challenges of the role.
If you could change one thing about your role what would it be?
Managing my work / life balance.
What is your favourite magazine?
TimeOut Sydney – knowing where is good to dine and drink.
Do you have a work/life balance?
Yes and no. Depends on the week, but generally yes.
What was the last campaign you did with magazines?
Pacific Magazines and Chambord
What might someone be surprised to know about you?
I once worked as a dishwasher in a restaurant – not the most glamorous first jobs.
Best compliment you’ve ever received?
I can’t believe you are 31 – you still look like you are 25.