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Customizing a Sales Manager Resume Template

written by: Daniel P. McGoldrick•edited by: Daniel P. McGoldrick•updated: 7/22/2009

Anyone on the manager track for any type of sales department or team would do well to use the Sales Manager resume template I will guide you to here as the basis to flesh out your work history on paper.

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    Customizing the Sales Manager resume template is one of the quickest ways for you to build a resume that suits your objective and matches your skills and experience to the position you desire. Personalizing the ready-made document is just a matter of inserting your sales and management experience along with your accomplishments. With these pre-ordained, free templates for sales managers, you will have the blueprint all laid out for you with what is standard for a manager of a sales department/team in many different industries and settings.

    If you’re unfamiliar with the usefulness of online templates, the gist is that the design (including graphics, style, and layout) is already done for you so that all you have to do is insert the appropriate information and tweak fonts, colors, and the like to customize the template until you have it exactly the way you want it to look. In this instance, you’ll find boiler-plate headings and industry-specific language all right there for you already. It's a cookie cutter apparatus that just needs all the ingredients that make you who you are and expands upon why you deserve the job. Moreover, the good thing about using Microsoft Word for this task lies in the fact that it’s an easy program to utilize and many of the procedures used in Word are already familiar to many. Just follow these simple instructions:

    With this template I pinpoint to download for free, just type in your personal text and tweak fonts, sections, and headings if you like. In this instance, you’ll find relevant boiler-plate headings relevant to the goals of a manager of sales people.

    1. Go to and on the top left corner of the page, click on the 'J-Z' selection of resume templates.

    2. Click on the 'Sales Manager' resume template offered there.

    3. The registered nurse resume sample appears for your inspection.

    4. Download the template into Microsoft Word by clicking on the download icon under 'Actions' on the bottom right of the page.

    5. Follow the easy instructions to customize it once you open it up in Word.