The Editorial Suite provides professional project and event management, plus writing and marketing communication services, dedicated to the arts, culture, heritage, tourism and education industries.
Creative Director – Ailsa Brackley du Bois
M.A. Journalism (UTS), B.A. Hons1 (Flinders Uni), Cert. Tourism Management (Adl TAFE).
Ailsa has over 25 years multi-media management experience across publishing, editorial, marketing, sales and journalistic roles across the Australian and New Zealand region. Ailsa has commissioned and project managed the successful publication and market launch of over 140 social sciences, humanities and business books, some of which have won Australian publishing industry awards for excellence. TES’ clients range from leading global publishing houses to boutique magazine publishers and children’s book illustrators.
Ailsa is currently undertaking an interdisciplinary PhD on ‘Spaces of Theatrical Entertainment: Ballaarat, Victoria, 1850s – 1880s’ with Deakin University.
From 2014 – 2017 Ailsa was a sessional Course Coordinator, Lecturer and Examiner of several undergraduate Marketing courses at Federation University.
In 2016 Ailsa was the Artistic Director of the 10th Anniversary Clunes Booktown Festival for Creative Clunes Inc. During 2015 Ailsa managed Marketing Communications for ‘Open Door Studio’ at Civic Hall Site.
Previous employers include Oxford University Press, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, The Bookshop Darlinghurst, Metro Screen Paddington, Adelaide Intercontinental Hotel, Adelaide Convention Centre and Adelaide Festival Centre.
Ailsa has lived and worked all over Australia, as well as stints in New Zealand, Japan & the U.S.
Business-to-business services include:
- Author, Talent, Project & Event Management
- Concept & Manuscript Development
- Content Acquisition & Curation
- Copy Writing
- Case Study Writing
- Feature Writing
- Market Research & Analysis
- Social Media & Blog Writing
- Interpretive Signage
- Travel & Itinerary Writing
Ailsa has lived in Ballarat for 13 years, with her husband and daughter. As a gift to her local community she administers the facebook group ‘Loving Learmonth’. During 2017, Ailsa had an artistic photography exhibition at the Ballarat Botanical Gardens as part of BIFB: 19 Aug – 17 Sep. In 2015, Ailsa was commissioned to produce a mixed media piece for the ‘Leaving for the Front: Artist’s Respond’ exhibition at Ballarat’s Backspace Gallery, commemorating the WW1 Centenary. Her oral history research for ‘Women Remember’ forms part of the source material for ‘The Last Goodbye’: a film by Wind & Sky Productions. During 2006 Ailsa owned and managed The Smoke House Art Gallery in Ballarat East. Ailsa adores nothing more than the music and magic of working with words and images.
Contact Ailsa on 0467 959 955