Mikhala Allen

Sample Coordinator + Aspiring PR & Communications Specialist

With a dynamic background spanning premium retail operations and fashion PR, I excel in creating seamless shopping experiences. Proficient in merchandise management, client advising, and styling, my adaptability and keen eye for detail enhance any high-end boutique or pop-up environment.

Previous Brands
Glossier, Inc.
Naked Retail Group
Pink Chicken New York
Stitch Fix
Tanya Taylor
The Nakd Mag
Work Experience
Sample Coordinator
Apr ‘23 -
Stitch Fix

-Own the logging & tracking of 3,000+ product samples/ month for Imaging Studio -Partner w/ Assistant Stylists to maintain prioritization & organization as directed by Sample Operations Lead -Troubleshoot any questions or problems from set & post-production about samples -Coordinate with Merch Buying Coordinators as needed -Work with the team to pinpoint areas of opportunity in the sampling process & brainstorm new efficient ways of working

Offline editor
Jul ‘22 - Sep ‘22
Glossier, Inc.

Retail Operations Specialist
Mar ‘22 - Jun ‘22

-Perform merchandise look-ups, transfers & charge sends for stylists. -Pull special orders, as needed. -Re-ticketing: ensure accurate and timely completion of required tag, place merchandise on reticket bar for processing. -Assist with returning non-purchased merchandise to proper floor location. -Provide event support, gift card and goody bag preparation. -Once stock is located, transfer merchandise, ensure accurate processing in Celerant/STORM, remove store security sensors, attach security tags and print shipping documents. -Create shipping labels for e-commerce orders utilizing UPS Worldship. -Prepare/assemble containers for item shipment. -Respond promptly to company email correspondence.

Social Media Intern
Sep ‘21 - Dec ‘21
Tanya Taylor

-Assist with roadmapping weekly social content. -Ideate and help execute the filming and creation of social content. -Identify content creators for seasonal social initiatives. -Continuously track and monitor industry changes to keep social team up-to-date on relevant social trends. -Report on weekly social performance (top stories, top posts, bottom posts).

Sales Associate
Sep ‘21 - Nov ‘21
Pink Chicken New York

Brand Ambassador
Jun ‘21 - Sep ‘21
Naked Retail Group

CF Writer
Jun ‘21 - Aug ‘21

-Pitch and write articles

Creative Assistant
Jun ‘21 - Aug ‘21
Self employed

-Scout future shoot locations and create organized location catalogue spreadsheet (including photos and notes) -Shoot behind the scenes content during photo shoots, events etc. to be used to for Tik Toks, reels, and behind the scenes photos -Run errands to help prepare for brand collabs, shoots, and events -Provide on-site photo shoot and event assistance -Capture social media content (specifically for Instagram + Tik Tok) and help to brainstorm ideas -Help schedule content across platforms by creating and managing content calendar(s) -Aid in Instagram community engagement and hashtag organization (including tracking + strategy)

Fashion Pr Intern
Sep ‘20 - Nov ‘20

• Organize and merchandise samples and client collections • Traffic samples to publications and stylists • Inventory maintenance • Scan and layout press clips in Photoshop • Conduct competitive research in fashion and tech • Compile and update media lists • Update client reports • Write PR pitches • Handle press mailings • Assist with model castings and fittings • Plan and work events including parties, fashion shows, and presentations • Run errands

Creative Director Intern
Jun ‘20 - Sep ‘20
The Nakd Mag

Developed high-impact creative projects from concept to completion, including trailers and promotional content for the company magazines and campaigns.

Retail Experience
Retail Category
High-end luxury
Work Environment
Shopping centre
Product Category
Beauty & Fragrances
Client Help
Client Advising
Cash register
Returns & Exchanges
Complaint handling
Product demos
Education & Training
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London
‘22 - ‘25
Fashion PR and Communications