Alex Hackett

Head of Digital


Best Use of a Communication Tool in a Campaign

PRCA Digital Awards



Digital Professional of the Year

PRCA Digital Awards


As PLMR’s Head of Digital, Alex is responsible for managing all of PLMR’s digital communications activities. His role involves online campaigning, strategic planning of content, the creation of new websites and online media profiles and the management of any and all digital advertising run by our clients. He also provides internal and external digital training as well advice on online reputation management. Recently, Alex was nominated for both a 2016 Digi Award for Best Digital Campaign and a Public Affairs Award for Best Digital Media Campaign.

Alex is an active member of the Labour Party and has worked on many campaigns over the years, including providing design and online marketing advice for London Labour. In 2016, Alex worked on the historic election campaign of Emma Dent Coad, Kensington’s first ever Labour MP.

Prior to joining PLMR, Alex worked as a Marketing Executive for Heythrop College, University of London after serving as the Sabbatical Vice-President and Ex-Officio Governor of the Heythrop Students’ Union. While at University he established an award-winning student newspaper, The Lion, that gained national coverage during the 2011 student protests. He went on to co-found a student journalism network to support industry level reporting across London and was awarded the 2012 National Union of Students’ Award for Best Student Media.

Alex graduated from the University of London in 2012 with a BA(Hons) in Philosophy specialising in Political Philosophy.

Alex Hackett's Blogs

PLMR wins PRCA prize for Kids Meals Map

How To Tell If You Have A Bad Care Home Website

How Burger King reigns supreme on social media

Twitch for a cause: How politics, activism and an innovative use of social media can still produce remarkable things

Three ways Twitter can help your care business

Chin. Spike. Flops. – How three words could change mapping forever

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