A product consultant is usually called upon by companies who want an extensive external opinion on a product. The product consultant is expected to leverage his/her /her knowledge of the industry and consumer behavior to deliver profit-maximizing strategies to the company by identifying new business and marketing opportunities.
Your most important duties are to first analyze client requirements and then work with the design team in designing and developing the products. You must review product performance and provide recommendations on areas of improvement. You will also be expected to develop marketing and sales plans, prepare budgets and financial reports and develop necessary training manuals and user guides.
Highly important skills for this role include product research and development, excellent presentation skills, great verbal and non-verbal skills, marketing, and sales. The most commonly required educational qualification for this role is a bachelor's degree. Product consultants make an average of $97,000 annually.