Macmillan Education is a global publisher with a strong presence in the Southern African region and is one of the world’s best-known publishing groups. With over 100 years in existence, we have a strong reputation within the publishing space that spans into the digital world.

At Macmillan Education we employ close to 250 people across 6 offices within the Southern African region.

We offer a range of opportunities to professionals who are looking for a career defining move within a well-known publishing house. The development of our employees is a critical aspect of our company and our environment fosters this through our continuous training programmes. Our specialised publishing team work with authors and researchers to develop learning material that will be of value to learners’ education.

View Available LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL Positions   OUR RECRUITMENT PROCESS   Why work for us?

Our Recruitment Process

A positive candidate experience is essential. It’s a candidate-driven market and in today’s environment, providing a positive experience for candidates – regardless of whether we offer them a job is crucial to our success. 

1. Review Application

We review applications to screen for a variety of criteria

2. First Interview

We conduct the interview to get to know you better

3. Testing Phase

Shortlisted candidates are asked to complete a test and a short behavioural assessment

4. Second Interview

We conduct the second interview

5. Background Checks

We conduct checks to confirm qualifications and working experience

6. Offer

We make an offer to the candidate we feel is the best fit for the role

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Environment and Culture

A career with Macmillan Education gives you a chance to work within a company that offers recognition for hard work and a healthy work-life balance. Our employees are valued and it shows in the amount of passion they have for their work.


We are passionate about our work because it helps people to understand, achieve and discover more. Inspired by our proud history, we look for 100% commitment in the quality and integrity of what we do.

Specialised Publishing Teams

Grow your career by joining our specialised teams that partner up with respected South African authors and educationalists in order to develop the highest standard learning materials.

Sourcing Strategy

Through an active-sourcing strategy, such as headhunting/direct sourcing etc. and promoting our jobs and company effectively, we aim to find and attract the best candidates and encourage diversity.

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