Robbie Henderson | Information Technology Coordinator
Robbie has been working in the third sector since 2017, where he has been involved in various projects that aim to use creativity and technology to enhance social and cultural life of his hometown, Dumfries. Some of the varied projects he has helped develop include setting up an online music & book store, and helping to re-imagine a local festival as an online experience.
Robbie’s role at The Stove Network is multifaceted. He is responsible for developing and maintaining IT systems that support day-to-day operations, planning and delivery of events & projects, and fundraising. He provides IT support, training and advice to his team mates, ensuring that they have the necessary tools and resources to carry out their work effectively.
Robbie is also in charge of developing and maintaining websites for The Stove Network and its various initiatives, using his skills in web design and front-end development. He helps to enhance and monitor The Stove Network’s digital presence, using his knowledge of SEO strategy and web analytics. He identifies and addresses cyber security needs for The Stove Network’s IT systems, websites and online platforms. He also acts as a Data Protection Officer, ensuring that The Stove Network complies with the relevant data protection laws and regulations.
Robbie has had the opportunity to learn and apply new skills in different disciplines such as livestreaming and audio engineering. These skills have allowed him to edit podcasts & videos for YouTube and livestream workshops, panels, and festivals.
Robbie finds his work at The Stove Network rewarding and enjoyable. He likes being part of an organisation that uses creativity as a catalyst for social change and community empowerment. He also appreciates the diversity and flexibility of his role, which allows him to explore different aspects of technology. He is proud of the projects he has contributed to and the skills he has gained at The Stove Network.