The Editorial Suite

The Editorial Suite provides professional marketing communication services. Dedicated to the arts, culture, heritage, tourism and education industries, The Editorial Suite embraces print and digital mediums with equal fervour. Quality content is what matters most.

Creative Director – Ailsa Brackley du Bois  M.A. Journalism (UTS), B.A. Hons1 (Flinders Uni), Cert. Tourism Management (Adl TAFE).

Ailsa has 25 years multi-media management experience across publishing, editorial, marketing, sales and journalistic roles across the Australian and New Zealand region.

Ailsa coordinates, lectures, tutors and examines Marketing courses at Federation University and is undertaking her PhD in Communications and Creative Arts at Deakin University, part-time.

As Artistic Director Ailsa delivered the 2016 10th Anniversary Clunes Booktown Festival for Creative Clunes Inc. Prior to that 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 and Metro Screen, Paddington. 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.

Having lived and worked all over Australia, as well as stints in New Zealand, Japan & the U.S., Ailsa takes a big picture approach, while still retaining regional relevance, authenticity and engagement.

Business-to-business services include:

  • Author, Talent & Project Management
  • Concept & Manuscript Development
  • Content Acquisition & Curation
  • Copy Writing
  • Case Study Writing
  • Feature Writing
  • Photography
  • Market Research & Analysis
  • Social Media & Blog Writing
  • Interpretive Signage
  • Travel & Itinerary Writing


Ailsa has lived in Ballarat for over 12 years, with her husband and daughter. During 2017 Ailsa has 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.

To discuss your current communication needs,

Contact Ailsa on 0467 959 955

Dedicated to the cultural heritage and creative industries
Marketing Communication Services

Contact Details

Postal address: PO Box i5, Learmonth, Victoria, 3352
Phone number: 0467 959 955
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MEAA - Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance
Writers Victoria
Museums Australia
AHS - Australian Historical Society
AGB - Art Gallery of Ballarat
BMI - Ballarat Mechanics Institute
Her Majesty's Ballarat