What It’s Like Working In The Product Manager Field A product manager spends their time reviewing new products to bring in to be sold, and maintaining the current catalog of products. Most product managers specialize in certain kinds of products, and this specialization can often help to command a higher salary. Product managers spend their time talking to manufacturer’s sales representatives and negotiating for lower prices.
Product managers are also responsible for arranging product training, setting up sales incentives for the sales department and working with the marketing team on product catalogs and the company website. Product managers are involved with everything to do with procuring, marketing and selling products.