Director, Customer Success

Location: Remote/Virtual

Req #200192

The Customer Success team is looking for a Director to lead a team of Customer Relationship Managers who are responsible for the success of a large portfolio of clients. This role is a management position and will report to the Vice President of Customer Success.

The ideal candidate will have a background in large-scale customer relationship management, with demonstrated success in partnering with clients to achieve their goals and in retaining and growing our relationship with them. In addition, the Director will be responsible for hiring, training, and motivating a team in a complex and fact paced environment. Supporting the Castlight mission and culture are key capabilities for this function. The successful candidate will have mastered the majority of capabilities of a Senior CSM in the CS Professional Matrix. 


  • Grow and manage a team of account facing professionals.
  • Grow and manage a portfolio of business with responsibility for growth and retention of existing customer base.
  • Manage and resolve escalations, including working directly with VP level and above customer contacts to build relationships and resolve issues as they arise.
  • Identify and articulate customer business objectives in order to meet and exceed them.
  • Build on leads generated by sales and business development to determine timing for account rollout plans, business requirements, and operational specifications.
  • Ability to identify additional opportunities to drive up-sells and partner with sales to deliver on revenue goals.
Travel: 50%


  • 5+ years of national enterprise client/account management (at senior level)
  • Successful experience growing and managing a team, at least 3 years of direct reports
  • Demonstrated experience managing and advising large national (Fortune 500) accounts for both services and support
  • Strong understanding of health benefits and healthcare data
  • Excellent presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to engage interpersonally with all levels of an organization
  • Able to thrive in a matrix organizational structure
  • Process-driven and analytical thinker
  • Strong leadership abilities including: high accountability, proactive and thoughtful
  • High level of comfort with fast-paced environments
  • Strong understanding of SaaS business model
  • Strong administrative skills with demonstrated ability to consistently deliver against internal deadlines.
  • BA/BS Degree

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The Castlight culture values and celebrates different backgrounds, perspectives, and points of view. We believe our diversity helps drive creativity and innovation. We strive to make everyone feel included, valued, and engaged; enable them to do their best work; and build their careers here at Castlight. That is why diversity and inclusion are more than just words to us. Rather, they are a commitment to a culture where employees feel respected and empowered to share their ideas and deliver the best results.

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About Castlight

Castlight is on a mission to make it as easy as humanly possible to navigate healthcare and live happier, healthier, more productive lives. Our health navigation platform connects with hundreds of health vendors, benefits resources, and plan designs, giving rise to the world’s first comprehensive app for all health needs. We guide individuals—based on their unique profile—to the best resources available to them, whether they are healthy, chronically ill, or actively seeking medical care. In doing so, we help companies regain control over rising healthcare costs and get more value from their benefits investments. Castlight revolutionized the healthcare sector with the introduction of data-driven price transparency tools in 2008 and the first consumer-grade wellbeing platform in 2012. Today, Castlight serves as the health navigation platform for millions of people and is a trusted partner to many of the largest employers in the world. We are headquartered in San Francisco, and can be found online at and on the New York Stock Exchange as CSLT.

Castlight Health provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Castlight Health will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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